Kansas's 3rd congressional district

U.S. House district centered on Kansas City, KS

Kansas's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kansas. Located in eastern Kansas, the district encompasses all of Wyandotte and Johnson counties and parts of Miami county. The district includes the heart of the Kansas side of the Kansas City metropolitan area, including Kansas City, Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee, Spring Hill, DeSoto and Olathe.

Kansas's 3rd congressional district
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Kansas's 3rd congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Sharice Davids
DShawnee
Distribution
  • 94.65% urban
  • 5.35% rural
Population (2000)672,124
Median income$74,120[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+4[2]

The district is currently represented by Democrat Sharice Davids, who was first elected in 2018, defeating Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder.

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created March 4, 1875.

Parties

   Democratic (5)    Populist (3)    Republican (16)

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
 
William Ripley Brown
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Emporia Lost renomination
 
Thomas Ryan
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1885
45th
46th
47th
48th
Topeka Redistricted to 4th district.
 
Bishop W. Perkins
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
49th
50th
51st
Parsons Redistricted from at-large district.
 
Benjamin H. Clover
Populist March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd Douglass [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas J. Hudson
Populist March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Fredonia [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Snyder S. Kirkpatrick
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th Fredonia [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Edwin R. Ridgely
Populist March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55th
56th
Girard [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Alfred M. Jackson
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th Winfield [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Philip P. Campbell
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1923
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
Pittsburg [Data unknown/missing.]
 
William H. Sproul
Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1931
68th
69th
70th
71st
Sedan [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Harold C. McGugin
Republican March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1935
72nd
73rd
Coffeyville [Data unknown/missing.]
Edward W. Patterson Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Pittsburg [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas D. Winter
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1947
76th
77th
78th
79th
Girard [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Herbert A. Meyer
Republican January 3, 1947 –
October 2, 1950
80th
81st
Independence Died.
Vacant October 2, 1950 –
November 7, 1950
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Myron V. George
Republican November 7, 1950 –
January 3, 1959
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
Altamont [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Denver D. Hargis
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
86th Coffeyville [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Walter Lewis McVey Jr.
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Independence [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Robert Fred Ellsworth
Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
88th
89th
Lawrence Redistricted from the 2nd district.
 
Larry Winn
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1985
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
Prairie Village [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Jan Meyers
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1997
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
Overland Park [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Vince Snowbarger
Republican January 3, 1997 –January 3, 1999 105th Olathe [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Dennis Moore
Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2011
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
Lenexa [Data unknown/missing.]
 
Kevin Yoder
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2019
112th
113th
114th
115th
Overland Park Lost re-election.
 
Sharice Davids
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
116th Roeland Park Elected in 2018.

Election results from presidential racesEdit

Year Office Results Party that won the district
2000 President George W. Bush 53 - Al Gore 42% Republican Party
2004 President George W. Bush 55 - John Kerry 44% Republican Party
2008 President Barack Obama 51 - John McCain 48% Democratic Party
2012 President Mitt Romney 54 - Barack Obama 46% Republican Party
2016 President Hillary Clinton 47 - Donald Trump 46% Democratic Party

Recent Election ResultsEdit

2002Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Moore* 107,931 50.16
Republican Adam Taff 100,999 46.93
Reform Dawn Bly 4,934 2.29
Libertarian Doug Martin 1,328 0.62
Total votes 215,192 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2004Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Moore* 184,050 54.82
Republican Kris Kobach 145,542 43.35
Libertarian Joe Bellis 3,191 0.95
Reform Richard Wells 2,956 0.88
Total votes 335,739 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2006Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Moore* 149,480 64.47
Republican Chuck Ahner 78,446 33.84
Reform Robert A. Conroy 3,925 1.69
Total votes 231,851 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2008Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Moore* 202,541 56.44
Republican Nick Jordan 142,307 39.66
Libertarian Joe Bellis 10,073 2.81
Reform Roger Tucker 3,937 1.10
Total votes 358,858 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Yoder 136,246 58.40
Democratic Stephene Moore 90,193 38.66
Libertarian Jasmin Talbert 6,846 2.94
Total votes 233,285 100.00
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2012Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Yoder (incumbent) 201,087 68.5
Libertarian Joel Balam 92,675 31.5
Total votes 293,762 100
Republican hold

2014Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Yoder (incumbent) 134,493 60.02
Democratic Kelly Kultala 89,584 39.98
Total votes 224,077 100
Republican hold

2016Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Yoder (incumbent) 176,022 51.3
Democratic Jay Sidie 139,300 40.6
Libertarian Steve Hohe 27,791 8.1
Total votes 343,113 100
Republican hold

2018Edit

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2018)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharice Davids 164,253 53.3
Republican Kevin Yoder (incumbent) 136,104 44.2
Libertarian Chris Clemmons 7,643 2.5
Total votes 308,000 100
Democratic gain from Republican

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 – 2013

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=20&cd=03
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 38°48′N 94°48′W / 38.8°N 94.8°W / 38.8; -94.8