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

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.

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 district

District created March 4, 1875.

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

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
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William Ripley Brown
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Emporia Lost renomination
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Thomas Ryan
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1885
Topeka Redistricted to C.
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Bishop W. Perkins
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
Parsons Redistricted from C.
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Benjamin H. Clover
Populist March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd Douglass [data unknown/missing]
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Thomas J. Hudson
Populist March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Fredonia [data unknown/missing]
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Snyder S. Kirkpatrick
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th Fredonia [data unknown/missing]
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Edwin R. Ridgely
Populist March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
Girard [data unknown/missing]
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Alfred M. Jackson
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th Winfield [data unknown/missing]
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Philip P. Campbell
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1923
Pittsburg [data unknown/missing]
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William H. Sproul
Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1931
Sedan [data unknown/missing]
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Harold C. McGugin
Republican March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1935
Coffeyville [data unknown/missing]
Edward W. Patterson Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Pittsburg [data unknown/missing]
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Thomas D. Winter
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1947
Girard [data unknown/missing]
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Herbert A. Meyer
Republican January 3, 1947 –
October 2, 1950
Independence Died.
Vacant October 2, 1950 –
November 7, 1950
[data unknown/missing] [data unknown/missing]
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Myron V. George
Republican November 7, 1950 –
January 3, 1959
Altamont [data unknown/missing]
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Denver D. Hargis
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
86th Coffeyville [data unknown/missing]
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Walter Lewis McVey Jr.
Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Independence [data unknown/missing]
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Robert Fred Ellsworth
Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
Lawrence Redistricted from the C.
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Larry Winn
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1985
Prairie Village [data unknown/missing]
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Jan Meyers
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1997
Overland Park [data unknown/missing]
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Vince Snowbarger
Republican January 3, 1997 –January 3, 1999 105th Olathe [data unknown/missing]
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Dennis Moore
Democratic January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2011
Lenexa [data unknown/missing]
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Kevin Yoder
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2019
Overland Park Lost re-election.
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Sharice Davids
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
Roeland Park Elected in 2018.

Election results from presidential races

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 Results

2002

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat 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  
Democrat hold

2004

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat 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  
Democrat hold

2006

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat 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  
Democrat hold

2008

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat 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  
Democrat hold

2010

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

2012

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

2014

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

2016

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

2018

Kansas's 3rd Congressional District Election (2018)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat 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
Democrat gain from Republican

Historical district boundaries

KS district 3-108th
2003 – 2013

Related pages


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

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