UPDATED: Election capsules from all 125 House Districts: Who’s in, who’s out?

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(Updated to correct that Sarah Crews is running in House District 69)

Now that the smoke has cleared from Friday’s candidate filing deadline, here are capsules summing up the races – contested and otherwise – from all 125 House Districts.

We tried to gather as much string as we could on as many candidates as possible – and in some cases it wasn’t much. We will add to this as more candidate information comes available.

When the filing close on Friday, eight more incumbents had called it quits, bringing to 23 the number of House members who are leaving after this year.

Here are the incumbents who did not file for reelection:

  • Republican state Rep. Kent Thompson of Iola. Served since 2013. He chaired the local government committee.
  • Democratic state Rep. Stephanie Byers of Wichita, the state’s first transgender lawmaker. She has served since 2021.
  • Democratic state Rep. Ponka-We Victors of Wichita. She has served since 2011.
  • Republican state Rep. John Toplikar of Olathe. He served two stints, one from 1992 to 2002 and again from 2019 through 2022.
  • Democratic state Rep. Broderick Henderson of Kansas City. He has served since 1994. He’s the third Kansas City lawmaker to retire this year.
  • Democratic state Rep. Gail Finney of Wichita. She has served since 2008.
  • Republican state Rep. Dave Baker of Council Grove. He has served since 2017.
  • Republican state Rep. Boyd Orr of Fowler. He has served since 2017.

(Other representatives who had already revealed their plans to leave were Jesse Burris, Tom Burroughs, Lonnie Clark, Blaine Finch, David French, Jim Gartner, Ron Highland, Steven Johnson, Jim Kelly, Annie Kuether, Megan Lynn, Richard Proehl, Steve Huebert, Ron Ryckman Jr. and Kathy Wolfe Moore).

District 1
Incumbent: Michael Houser, Columbus, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,050
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $34,567
Race outlook: Paul Rogers has filed as a Democrat. He sent a one-sheet description of his campaign that said he wants to join Christians worldwide in “making all the nations disciples of Jesus Christ for transformation of the world.” He also believes that the federal government, states, counties and cities should “own and control military style long guns and ammunition.” He also believes homeowners should be subsidized to acquire renewable energy equipment. Houser was unopposed in his last general election. He’s been in the Legislature since 2012.
New political makeup: 46.5% (Republican), 22.1% (Democrat), 30.5% (Unaffiliated)

District 2
Incumbent: Ken Collins, Mulberry, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,984
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $6,467
Race outlook: No opposition
New political makeup: 42.5% (R), 26.8% (D), 29.9% (U)

District 3
Incumbent: Charles Smith, Pittsburg, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,850
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $11,473
Race outlook: No opposition
New political makeup: 34.9% (R), 29.3% (D), 34.6% (U)

District 4
Incumbent: Trevor Jacobs, Fort Scott, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $1,250
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $4,528
Race outlook: No opposition
New political makeup: 51.7% (R), 19.1% (D), 28.4% (U)

District 5
Incumbent: Mark Samsel, Republican, Wellsville
Amount raised in 2021: $1,900
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $744
Race outlook: Samsel faces a Republican primary challenge from Carrie Barth of Baldwin City. Barth is running against Samsel after appearing at the statehouse to testify for a bill banning state universities and local school boards from requiring a COVID-19
vaccine or from requiring a COVID-19-vaccine passport. Samsel pleaded guilty last year to reduced charges of misdemeanor disorderly conduct arising from an outburst that occurred when he was working as a substitute teacher in Wellsville. Samsel later acknowledged to The Kansas City Star that the event led to him being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, something that he’s been very open about after the incident.
New political makeup: 47.7%(R), 23.8% (D) 27.2% (U)

District 6
Incumbent: Samantha Poetter Parshall, Republican, Paola
Amount raised in 2021: $3,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,930
Race outlook: Faces Democrat Nina Fricke, a Miami County resident with 35 years of experience in intensive care nursing. She and her husband managed a horse training and breeding facility for 14 years. Poetter Parshall, once an aide to former Secretary of State Kris Kobach, is seeking a second term in the House. She won her primary election in 2020 with about 64% of the vote. She was unopposed in the general election.
New political makeup: 52.2% (R), 18.7% (D) 27.9% (U)

District 7
Incumbent: Richard Proehl, Parsons, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $46,129
Race outlook: Proehl is retiring. Former Republican state Sen. Dan Goddard is trying to win the seat after losing his bid for reelection to the Senate in 2020. No one else filed against Goddard by the deadline on Friday.
New political makeup: 42.8% (R), 21.7% (D), 34.5% (U)

District 8
Incumbent: Chris Croft, Overland Park, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $19,165
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $25,010
Race outlook: Democrat Pam Shernuk has filed to run for the seat. Shernuk is chair of the Johnson County Commission on Aging and at one point worked for the Blue Valley School District as an administrative projects manager. She has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas and a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice from Washburn University. Croft is seeking a third term in the Kansas House. He was reelected in 2020 after winning his primary with 70% of the vote. He did not have a general election race after the primary.
New political makeup: 51.5% (R), 23.1% (D), 24.5% (U)

District 9
Incumbent: Kent Thompson, Iola, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $30,389
Race outlook: Thompson not running again. Democrat Alana Cloutier has filed to run for the seat. She lost to Thompson with 25% of the vote in 2020. Republican Fred Gardner, a veterinarian, has filed to run as a Republican.
New political makeup: 51.1% (R), 18.1% (D), 29.9% (U)

District 10
Incumbent: Christina Haswood, Lawrence, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021:
 $9,305
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:
 $9,707
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 18% (R), 51.5% (D), 29.3% (U)

District 11
Incumbent: Jim Kelly, Independence, Republican
Amount raised in 2021:
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:
Race outlook: Kelly is retiring. There’s a three-way Republican primary to replace Kelly in the House. Ron Bryce, a member of the Coffeyville Community College Board of Trustees, is running for the seat. Bryce also is the owner of Coffeyville Coffee Co. Bryce is running against Republican John Lowrance, who sought the seat previously. Lowrance lost to Kelly in the 2018 primary for the House with 24% of the vote. Joshua Tucker, meanwhile, ran against former U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins in the 2014 Republican primary for Congress. He lost with 31% of the vote. Greg Wilkinson, the producer of the former Chautauqua Hills Blues Festival, has filed as a Democrat as well.
New political makeup: 53.1% (R), 22.3% (D), 23.7% (U)

District 12
Incumbent: Doug Blex, Independence, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $8,700
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $18,361
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 63.3% (R), 14.4% (D), 21.3% (U)

District 13
Incumbent: Joe Newland, Neodesha, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,700
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $6,667
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 61.3% (R), 14.2% (D), 23.8% (U)

District 14
Incumbent: Charlotte Esau, Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,700
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,558
Race outlook:  Esau is seeking a third term in the Kansas House. She won reelection in 2020 when she defeated Democratic challenger Angela Schweller with 52% of the vote. Two Democrats – Matt Maciel and Dennis Miller – have filed to run against Esau. Maciel is a financial adviser with offices in Overland Park.
New political makeup: 47.2% (R), 27.7% (D), 23.8% (U)

District 15
Incumbent: John Toplikar, Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,525
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $8,569
Race outlook: Toplikar is not running again. Democrat Allison Hougland, an Olathe real estate agent, has filed to run for the seat. Republican political consultant Matt Bingesser has filed to run for the seat as well.
New political makeup: 39.7% (R), 30.2% (D), 28.7% (U)

District 16
Incumbent: Linda Featherston, Overland Park, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $7,832
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,560
Race outlook: Faces a Republican challenge from Ed Roitz, who represented the Pittsburg area in the state Senate from 1981-85 before leaving the statehouse to oversee the family business. Featherston is seeking a second term in the Kansas House. Featherston won a tight race in 2020 against Republican Rashard Young.
New political makeup: 44.8% (R), 30% (D), 24.1% (U)

District 17
Incumbent: Jo Ella Hoye, Lenexa, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $7,400
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $35,843
Race outlook: Faces a possible Republican challenge from Emily Carpenter, a former basketball star at Emporia State University. Carpenter ran unsuccessfully for the De Soto School Board last year. Max Langston also has filed to run in the Republican primary. Hoye is seeking her second term in the House. The GOP makeup of this district grew by about a a half-percentage point following redistricting while the Democrats were reduced by a similar amount after redistricting.
New political makeup: 43.6% (R), 31.4% (D), 23.8% (U)

District 18
Incumbent: Cindy Neighbor, Shawnee, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $12,470
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $14,732
Race outlook: Neighbor is seeking a fourth term in the Kansas House. She faces a rematch with Republican Cathy Gordon. Neighbor defeated Gordon in 2020 with about 52% of the vote. Republican makeup of this district shrunk by 1.3 percentage points after election boundaries were redrawn.
New political makeup: 38.3% (R), 34.3% (D), 26.2% (U)

District 19
Incumbent: Stephanie Clayton, Overland Park, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $10,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $65,636
Race outlook: Clayton is seeking a sixth term in the House. She could face Republican Nick Reddell, senior territory manager for a medical equipment manufacturer. Reddell has a primary against Republican Mark Tallent.
New political makeup:  42.6% (R), 34.6% (D), 22% (U)

District 20
Incumbent: Mari-Lynn Poskin, Leawood, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $12,327
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $26,190
Race outlook: Republican Carrie Rahfaldt has filed to run for the seat. Last year, she testified for a bill backed by Senate President Ty Masterson that required school districts to provide a full-time, in person attendance option during the pandemic. Poskin is seeking a second term in the Kansas House. She defeated a conservative candidate – Jane Dirks – in 2020 with 52% of the vote. After redistricting, the Republican voter makeup of the district grew by a 0.91 percentage point. Meanwhile, the Democratic composition dropped by 0.48 percentage point.
New political makeup: 49.5% (R), 29.5% (D), 20% (U)

District 21
Incumbent: Jerry Stogsdill, Prairie Village, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,875
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $43,944
Race outlook:  No opposition.
New political makeup: 35.6% (R), 38.8% (D), 24.4% (U)

District 22
Incumbent: Lindsay Vaughn, Overland Park, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,537
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,842
Race outlook: Republican Chris Colburn has filed to run for the seat. Vaughn is seeking a second term in the Kansas House. Vaughn won her 2020 primary with about 88% of the vote. She was unopposed in the general election.
New political makeup: 32.7% (R), 37.4% (D), 28.2% (U)

District 23
Incumbent: Susan Ruiz, Shawnee, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $8,608
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $15,030
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 35.1% (R), 36.3% (D) 27% (U)

District 24
Incumbent: Jarrod Ousley, Merriam, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,425
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $25,825
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 29.2% (R), 40.4% (D) 28.8% (U)

District 25
Incumbent: Rui Xu, Westwood, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $14,830
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $39,619
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 37% (R), 39.2% (D), 22.9% (U)

District 26
Incumbent: Adam Thomas, Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $9,426
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $9,246
Race outlook: Democrat Cheron Tiffany has filed for the seat. Tiffany has run for the House before, losing to former state Rep. Larry Campbell in 2016 with 33% of the vote. She also ran against Campbell in 2014 and lost with 29% of the vote. Thomas is seeking his third term in the House. He won his 2020 general election with 61% of the vote.
New political makeup: 47.5% (R), 24% (D), 27.2% (U)

District 27
Incumbent: Sean Tarwater, Stilwell, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $16,100
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $9,614
Race outlook: Democrat Christi Pribula has filed for the seat. She is the managing attorney for Generations Law firm, a boutique estate planning practice in Kansas and Missouri. She also was trust counsel at Commerce Trust Co. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Dakota and a law degree from the University of Kansas. Tarwater, chair of the House Commerce Committee, is seeking a fourth term in the House. He won his last general election in 2020 with about 64% of the vote.
New political makeup: 53.4% (R), 22.2% (D), 23.4% (U)

District 28
Incumbent: Carl Turner, Leawood, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $22,987
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,267
Race outlook: Turner faces Democratic retired physician Ace Allen of Leawood. Allen worked for almost 20 years at the Veterans Administration Hospitals in Kansas City and Topeka. He also worked at the University of Kansas Medical Center for 10 years, where he staffed rural oncology clinics in Hays and Parsons. Turner is seeking a second term in the House. He won his general election in 2020 over Democrat Sally Jercha with 53% of the vote. He won his primary election that year with 63% of the vote.
New political makeup: 48.9% (R), 26.7% (D), 23.4% (U)

District 29
Incumbent: Heather Meyer, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $1,825
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $1,612
Race outlook: Faces a challenge from Republican David Soffer, who worked in the administrations for three Kansas governors. Meyer won a precinct election to replace former state Rep. Brett Parker.
New political makeup: 38.7% (R), 33.7% (D), 26.3% (U)

District 30
Incumbent: Brandon Woodard, Lenexa, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $40,711
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $33,717
Race outlook: Woodard has been moved to House District 108 as part of redistricting. This is a battle between Laura Williams, a Republican candidate for the House in 2020, and one of the Democrats who wins the primary. Democrat Scott Perkins, a certified geographic information system professional, is facing Lenexa City Council Member Courtney Eiterich in the primary. Eiterich has the backing of the Senate’s top Democrat, Dinah Sykes, who tweeted her support for the council member.
New political makeup: 44.2% (R), 29% (D), 25.8% (U)

District 31
Incumbent: Louis Ruiz, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,950
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $12,530
Race outlook: Dennis Grindel, who ran for a seat on the Board of Public Utilities in 2021, filed to run for the seat as a Republican. Grindel came last in the primary race won by state Sen. David Haley.
New political makeup: 16.4% (R), 49.9% (D), 32.4% (U)

District 32
Incumbent: Pam Curtis, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,800
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $27,977
Race outlook: Unopposed.
New political makeup: 12.1% (R), 49.8% (D), 37.2% (U)

District 33
Incumbent: Tom Burroughs, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $6,250
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $48,932
Race outlook: Burroughs is retiring. A three-way Democratic primary is unfolding for the House seat that will come open with Burroughs’ decision to leave the Legislature. Union laborer Taylor Dean has filed to run for House District 33, which sets up a primary against Democratic attorney Bill Hutton. Mathew Reinhold filed but did not provide any biographical information. Hutton is former treasurer of the Kansas Democratic Party. He serves as the municipal court judge in Bonner Springs and Basehor. On the Republican side, there’s a primary between Bonner Springs City Councilman Mike Thompson and Clifton Boje of Bonner Springs. Thompson — not the state senator from Shawnee — is a former Navy SEAL and active-duty Army chaplain serving with Delta Force in Iraq. Boje is the owner and founder of Acorn Performing Arts Academy and attended Kansas Christian College.
New political makeup: 30.9% (R), 35.8% (D), 32.1 % (U)

District 34
Incumbent: Valdenia Winn, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $1,500
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $6,737
Race outlook: Winn faces a challenge from retired Army Capt. Jose “Pepe” Cabrera, a Republican who spent 21 years in the military, including time in Iraq, before retiring in 2012. Cabrera’s military service included serving as a munitions specialist in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1990s. Cabrera will be Winn’s first general election challenge since at least 2004, according to the secretary of state’s office.
New political makeup: 8.6% (R), 59.2% (D), 31.6 % (U)

District 35
Incumbent: Broderick Henderson, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,349
Race outlook: Henderson is not running again. There are two Democrats – Nelson Gabriel and Marvin Robinson – seeking the seat. Two Republicans – John Koerner and Sam Stillwell – also filed for the seat.  Gabriel served in the Louisiana Legislature from 1987 to 1991. He is the god child of Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial, the first Black mayor of New Orleans and a giant in Louisiana politics. The Kansas City Star reported that police were investigating a sexual battery reported two years ago against Gabriel. The Star reported that Erika Brown, the former chief operating officer of Gabriel’s nonprofit, made the report after Gabriel groped her in the office in June 2020. Meanwhile, Robinson describes himself on social media as a creative consultant and an independent volunteer researcher. He said he had been fighting for years to have the Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City, Kansas, recognized as a national historic landmark. There’s also a Republican primary in this left-leaning district. Republican Sam Stillwell has filed for the seat. He lost to David Haley in a race for the state Senate in 2020 with about 21% of the vote. He will face John Koerner in the GOP primary.
New political makeup: 9.5% (R), 60.7% (D), 29.2% (U)

District 36
Incumbent: Kathy Wolfe Moore, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $9,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $35,903
Race outlook: Wolfe Moore is retiring after 12 years. There’s a Republican primary between former state Sen. Kevin Braun and retired law enforcement officer Mark Snelson.  Lynn Melton, who worked as an assistant for former Unified Government Mayor David Alvey, has filed to run for the seat as a Democrat. Another candidate, JoAnne Gilstrap, the wife of Republican Mark Gilstrap, has filed to run as a Democrat in the primary. Not an easy district for Republicans to win. Wolfe Moore was reelected five times from that district with no less than 60% of the vote each time, and on a couple of occasions she nearly hit 70%.
New political makeup: 25.3% (R), 48.4% (D), 25.5% (U)

District 37
Incumbent: Aaron Coleman, Kansas City, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $7,028
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $291
Race outlook: Coleman has been trailed by controversy ever since he upset former state Rep. Stan Frownfelter in the 2020 Democratic primary. Activist Faith Rivera and nurse practitioner Melissa Oropeza have filed for the seat as Democrats. Republican Diana Whittington has filed for the seat as well. Whittington ran for the state Senate against Pat Pettey in 2020 and lost with about 36% of the vote.
New political makeup: 20% (R), 47.5% (D), 31.6% (U)

District 38
Incumbent: Tim Johnson, Bonner Springs, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,638
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $3,573
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup:
47.2% (R), 25.8% (D), 26% (U)

District 39
Incumbent: Owen Donohoe, Shawnee, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,200
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $2,330
Race outlook: Democrat Vanessa Vaughn West of Shawnee has filed to run for the seat. She is the director of diversity and inclusion at the Lathrop GPM law firm. She has about  20 years’ experience in roles focused on diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, community relations and communications. Vaughn West previously served as the community relations manager of the City of Olathe, a role she held for nearly five years, overseeing the city’s community relations and diversity and inclusion strategy. Donohoe won his general election in 2020 with 55% of the vote.
New political makeup: 45.7% (R), 27.9% (D), 25.3% (U)

District 40
Incumbent: David French, Lansing, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $2,825
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $3,253
Race outlook: French is retiring after serving in the House since 2019. Retired Naval officer David Buehler has filed as a Republican to run for the seat. Democrat Martha Allen, a retired medical social worker, has filed as well.
New political makeup: 39.3% (R), 27.7% (D), 32% (U)

District 41
Incumbent: Patrick Proctor, Leavenworth, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $40,282
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $30,153
Race outlook: Harry Schwarz, the veterans service officer for the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Leavenworth, has filed as a Democrat to run for the seat against Proctor. Schwarz previously served as the veterans service officer for the VFW in St. Petersburg, Florida, and the assistant state service officer in Leavenworth. He also spent 12 years in the Army, serving as a staff sergeant and a correctional operations manager. Proctor served in the Army from 1989 to 2019, including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. He and his wife came to Leavenworth in 2006 so he could attend the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He retired in 2019.
New political makeup: 35.6% (R), 28% (D), 35% (U)

District 42
Incumbent: Lance Neelly, Tonganoxie, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,900
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,925
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 44.2% (R), 26% (D), 28.6% (U)

District 43
Incumbent: Bill Sutton, Gardner, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,459
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $9,161
Race outlook: Sutton faces a challenge from Democrat Keith Davenport of Gardner, who served in the ministry for 15 years. Davenport is running for the seat in southwest Johnson County for the “common good.” Davenport now serves as the executive director for the Missouri Center for Employee Ownership and the soon-to-be Kansas Center for Employee Ownership, nonprofit organizations raising awareness for employee ownership. Sutton was first elected to the House in 2012 and is now seeking a sixth term. He won his last general election with about 65% of the vote.
New political makeup: 46% (R), 24.2% (D), 28.1% (U)

District 44
Incumbent: Barbara Ballard, Lawrence, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,950
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $19,823
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup:
24.7% (R), 47% (D),  27% (U)

District 45
Incumbent: Mike Amyx, Lawrence, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,200
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:  $18,846
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 29.2% (R), 42.8% (D),  27% (U)

District 46
Incumbent: Boog Highberger, Lawrence, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,956
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,588
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 14.8% (R), 55.5% (D), 28.5% (U)

District 47
Incumbent: Ron Ellis, Meriden, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,950
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,016
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 48.1% (R), 22.8% (D), 28.2% (U)

District 48
Incumbent: Dan Osman, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,625
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $4,561
Race outlook: Osman won the precinct election to replace former Rep. Jennifer Day.  Faces Republican challenger Terry Frederick, Overland Park, who is making a second bid for the seat. Frederick raised $9,800 in 2021 and had $10,275 in the bank on Dec. 31.
New political makeup: 46.4% (R), 27.9% (D), 24.7% (U)

District 49
Incumbent: Megan Lynn, Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $17,801
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $14,588
Race outlook: Lynn not running for a third term. Olathe school board member Brad Boyd, who once worked as a police officer, is running as a Democrat for the seat. Republican Kristin Clark, a former nurse, is running for the seat as well.
New political makeup: 43.9% (R), 28.1% (D), 26.8% (U)

District 50
Incumbent: Fred Patton, Topeka, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $24,684
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $142,666
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 48.6% (R), 23.8% (D), 26.9% (U)

District 51
Incumbent: Ron Highland, Wamego, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $10,938
Race outlook: Highland is retiring. Kenny Titus, chief counsel to the Kansas Department of Agriculture, is running as a Republican to replace Highland. No one filed to run against Titus before the Friday deadline.
New political makeup: 57.2% (R), 17.7% (D), 23.9% (U)

District 52
Incumbent: Jesse Borjon, Topeka, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $12,600
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $12,705
Race outlook: Democrat Derik Flerlage has filed to run for the seat. Flerlage is now the infectious disease division manager for the Shawnee County Health Department and previously had been the agency’s chief of COVID-19 operations. He is taking a new job as senior administrator with a nonprofit health care organization to oversee hospice operations. He served as a City Council member in McFarland, Kansas, and has sat on the Shawnee County Parks & Recreation Advisory Board since 2018. Flerlage has a primary against Democrat Max Stucky Halley, who did not respond to a request for biographical background. Borjon, former public affairs director for the Kansas Corporation Commission, is seeking a second term in the Kansas House.
New political makeup: 49.5% (R), 25.5% (D), 24.1% (U)

District 53
Incumbent: Jim Gartner, Topeka, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $14,535
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $32,423
Race outlook: Gartner is retiring. Democrat Joe Cheray has filed for the seat after losing a primary bid for the state Senate in 2020. There will be a primary with Democrat Kirk Haskins, associate professor and chair of graduate studies for the Baker University School of Professional and Graduate studies. He also worked as a senior vice president and senior manager of retail operations for CoreFirst Bank & Trust. Longtime legislative committee assistant Connie Burns has filed for the seat as a Republican and so has Bruce Williamson, who lost to Annie Kuether in 2010 with 41% of the vote.
New political makeup: 38% (R), 33.9% (D), 27.2% (U)

District 54
Incumbent: Ken Corbet, Topeka, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $19,947
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $37,385
Race outlook: Democrat Lyndon Johnson (not the former president) has filed to run for the seat.
New political makeup: 49.1% (R), 21.4% (D), 28.4% (U)

District 55
Incumbent: Annie Kuether, Topeka, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $17,064
Race outlook: Kuether is retiring. Topeka pastor Tobias Schlingensiepen is running for the seat after an unsuccessful bid for the state Senate in 2020. Joshua Luttrell, who ran unsuccessfully for Shawnee County district attorney in 2020, has filed to run as a Democrat against Schlingensiepen. Todd Staerkel has filed as a Republican. He’s an adjunct music professor at Washburn University and a worship leader at First Southern Baptist Church.
New political makeup: 28.9% (R), 38.7% (D), 30.8% (U)

District 56
Incumbent: Virgil Weigel, Topeka, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $2,550
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:  $11,776
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 37.1% (R), 32.6% (D), 29.2% (U)

District 57
Incumbent: John Alcala, Topeka, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $6,300
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:  $14,410
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 25.9% (R), 38.1% (D), 35% (U)

District 58
Incumbent: Vic Miller, Topeka, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $8,766
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $23,601
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 24.1% (R), 41.6% (D), 33.3% (U)

District 59
Incumbent: Blaine Finch, Ottawa, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: 
$22,475
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: 
$121,167
Race outlook: Finch is not running. Republican Rebecca Schmoe of Ottawa has filed for the seat. She is a Second Amendment advocate and a board member of 1 Million Moms Against Gun Control. Republican Louis Reed also has filed, creating a primary. Reed could not be reached for comment about his candidacy. Meanwhile, Darrell McCune has filed to run as a Democrat. McCune taught music in the public schools in Franklin County for 47 years. He retired in 2020 and still teaches music lessons privately. He’s the minister of music at his church in Ottawa.
New political makeup: 52.1% (R), 19.8% (D), 26.8% (U)

District 60
Incumbent: Mark Schreiber, Emporia, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $11,300
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $40,718
Race outlook: Democrat Mic McGuire has filed to run for the seat. It’s been reported that McGuire served as pastor at Grace United Methodist Church in Emporia from 2002-09 and he more recently retired as a pastor of Harveyville United Methodist. KVOE radio in Emporia did this interview with McGuire about his candidacy early last month. Schreiber is seeking a fourth term. He won his last general election in 2020 with 59% of the vote.
New political makeup: 36.8% (R), 28% (D), 34% (U)

District 61
Incumbent: Francis Awerkamp, St. Marys, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $12,244
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 58.2% (R), 17% (D), 24% (U)

District 62
Incumbent: Randy Garber, Sabetha, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,950
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $25,565
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 59.4% (R), 17.3% (D), 22.5% (U)

District 63
Incumbent: John Eplee, Atchison, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $11,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $36,243
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 47.4% (R), 22.2% (D), 29.7% (U)

District 64
Incumbent: Suzi Carlson, Clay Center, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,250
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $11,066
Race outlook: The incumbent, who was charged with driving under the influence during the legislative session, faces two Republican challengers in the primary: Brad Starnes and Lewis Bloom of Clay Center. Starnes is retiring as superintendent of the Wabaunsee School District this month. He also was the superintendent of Riley County Schools from 2005 to 2010. He is starting a new position with Associated General Contractors in which he will work with community college and high school students to educate them about in-demand career opportunities in the construction industry. Bloom, 72, has been a farmer all his life. He has a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Kansas State. He’s running partly because of inflation and wants parents to have more of a role in their children’s education. He also wants to limit government rules and regulations. Democrat Patricia Smetana also has filed to run for the seat and no biographic detail was available.
New political makeup: 62.8% (R), 14.1% (D), 22% (U)

District 65
Incumbent: Lonnie Clark, Junction City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $2,250
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $14,748
Race outlook: Clark is retiring. Junction City Mayor Jeff Underhill is running for the seat as a Republican. No one filed against Underhill before the filing deadline Friday.
New political makeup: 38.2% (R), 25.4% (D), 35.1% (U)

District 66
Incumbent: Sydney Carlin, Manhattan, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $7,614
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $13,937
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 31.2% (R), 34% (D), 32.8% (U)

District 67
Incumbent: Michael Dodson, Manhattan, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $3,825
Race outlook: Democrat Kim Zito has filed against Dodson. Zito is a former journalist for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones in London, CNBC Europe and the public radio station in Tampa, Florida.  She graduated from New York University in 1997 and got a master’s  in journalism from City University of London. She moved to Manhattan in 2019 when her husband was sent to Fort Riley. Dodson, who is seeking a second term in the House, is a former Manhattan city commissioner and the former commanding general at Fort Riley. He defeated Democrat Cheryl Arthur with 54% of the vote in 2020.
New political makeup: 42.7% (R), 28.6% (D), 27.2% (U)

District 68
Incumbent: Dave Baker, Council Grove, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,900
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $31,131
Race outlook: Baker is not running again. Retired teacher John Seibel and Junction City Commissioner Nathan Butler have filed to run as Republicans. Michael Seymour II has filed to run for the seat as a Democrat.
New political makeup: 45.7% (R), 21.3% (D), 31.8% (U)

District 69
Incumbent: Clarke Sanders, Salina, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,910
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $4,213
Race outlook: Democrat Sarah Crews has filed to run for the seat. She is founding director of Heart Land Prairie Cemetery, which offers environmentally friendly burials on the prairie. Democrat Molly Molina also has filed to run for the seat. Sanders, who has worked as a radio talk-show host, is seeking a second term in the House. He won his general election in 2020 with 59% of the vote.
New political makeup: 45.7% (R), 25.5.% (D), 32.9% (U)

District 70
Incumbent: John Barker, Abilene, Republican
Amount raised in 2021$17,373
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $46,367
Race outlook: Barker is seeking a sixth term in the Kansas House and recently helped win passage of sports wagering in Kansas. He won his general election in 2020 with 77% of the vote. He also won his primary that year with 75% of the vote. This year, he faces a Republican challenge from Scott Hill, who says on his website that he and his wife have farmed and ranched in Dickinson County for 30 years. He served on the Kansas State Board of Education from 1997 to 2000. Hill’s Facebook page gives you flavor of the race where he’s been answering questions about his residency when he was on the State Board of Education about 20 years ago.
New political makeup: 61.4% (R), 14.4% (D), 23.3% (U)

District 71
Incumbent: Steven Howe, Salina, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $9,330
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $11,459
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 49.7% (R), 19.8% (D), 29.2% (U)

District 72
Incumbent: Avery Anderson, Newton, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $21,467
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $17,929
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 46.4% (R), 26.4% (D), 26.3% (U)

District 73
Incumbent: Les Mason, McPherson, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $17,530
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $26,789
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 58.4% (R), 17.6% (D), 22.9% (U)

District 74
Incumbent: Stephen Owens, Hesston, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $12,975
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,094
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup:
58.3% (R), 17.5% (D), 23.4% (U)

District 75
Incumbent: Will Carpenter, El Dorado, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $13,232
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $22,759
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 54.4% (R), 18.4% (D), 26.1% (U)

District 76
Incumbent: Eric Smith, Burlington, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,800
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,759
Race outlook: Smith is seeking a fourth term in the Kansas House. Retired dentist Robert Harmon is running against Smith again after losing to the incumbent in 2020 with 31% of the vote. Harmon is a graduate of Kansas State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He told the Emporia Gazette that he had practiced dentistry in Osage City since 1977 before retiring in 2019. Democrat Chuck Torres of Olpe has filed to run for the seat as well. Torres has spent 45 years in the nursing profession, first as a nursing assistant and later becoming  registered nurse. He graduated from Pittsburg State with a bachelor degree in nursing in 1979. He’s professional experience includes work at He has worked at Newman Regional Health, in Emporia, Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg – now Ascension Via Christi Hospital –  and Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Johnson County.
New political makeup: 56.7% (R), 17.3% (D), 25% (U)

District 77
Incumbent: Kristey Williams, Augusta, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $10,352
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $50,106
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 53.2% (R), 16.4% (D), 29.3% (U)

District 78
Ron Ryckman Jr., Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $30,303
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $24,380
Race outlook: Ryckman is leaving the Legislature after his third term as speaker. Olathe City Council Member Robyn Essex is running as a Republican for the seat. She has a primary against Republican Brian Herr who filed for the seat. The primary winner will face Democrat Michael Shimeall, a retired teacher and college professor, in the general election. Shimeall ran against Republican state Rep. Adam Thomas in 2020. He lost with about 39% of the vote.
New political makeup: 45.9% (R), 26.5% (D), 26.4% (U)

District 79
Incumbent: Cheryl Helmer, Mulvane, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,600
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,195
Race outlook: The incumbent has a Republican challenge from Webster Roth, a Winfield auctioneer and real estate agent. And two Democrats – Cristel Heffron Love and Kris Trimmer – have filed for the seat. Trimmer is the wife of former Democratic state Rep. Ed Trimmer.
New political makeup: 51.1% (R), 20.6% (D), 27.4% (U)

District 80
Incumbent: Bill Rhiley, Wellington, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,642
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $4,740
New political makeup: 47.2% (R), 22.8% (D), 28.7% (U)

District 81
Incumbent: Blake Carpenter, Derby, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,498
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,545
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 41.9% (R), 21.4% (D), 35.5% (U)

District 82
Jesse Burris, Mulvane, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,400
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $8,132
Race outlook: Burris is running for a judgeship. Leah Howell, the wife of Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell, has filed to run for the seat as a Republican. Howell filled in last session for state Rep. Blake Carpenter, who was on military leave. Misti Hobbs has filed to run as a Democrat. Hobbs is an artist and illustrator as well as a podcaster.
New political makeup: 49.1% (R), 18.8% (D), 31% (U)

District 83
Incumbent: Henry Helgerson, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,000
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $31,071
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 29.3% (R), 35.8% (D), 33.5% (U)

District 84
Incumbent: Gail Finney, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,875
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,264
Race outlook: Finney not running again after undergoing a kidney transplant earlier this year. Finney said she’s leaving for personal reasons. Ford Carr has filed to replace Finney. He has no opposition. He’s an aeronautical engineer who has spent most of his career in the aviation industry. He also has a nonprofit dedicated to promoting economic and racial equality. He wants to focus his work in the Legislature on prison reform and improving the state’s foster care system.
New political makeup: 19.1% (R), 47.8% (D), 32.3% (U)

District 85
Incumbent: Patrick Penn, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $12,222
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: 
$26,025
Race outlook: Jalon Britton of Bel Aire has filed as a Democrat for the seat. Britton described himself on his Facebook page as a paraprofessional for the Wichita school district. Penn is seeking a second term in the Kansas House.
New political makeup: 46.6% (R), 24.4% (D), 28.1% (U)

District 86
Incumbent: Stephanie Byers, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $5,459
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,909
Race outlook: Byers is not running for reelection in order to care for her parents. Democrat Silas Miller has filed for the seat and so has Republican Rick Lindsey. Miller is a cosmetology educator who said he wants to build on Byers’ progressive agenda. “I felt the need to continue some of the more progressive momentum she’s been building. I felt the call to action.” Lindsey ran against former Democratic state Rep. Brandon Whipple of Wichita and lost with 44% of the vote in 2014.
New political makeup: 25% (R), 34.3% (D), 39.4% (U)

District 87
Incumbent: Susan Estes, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,600
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $21,951
Race outlook: Democrat Chris Strong is running for the seat, borrowing loosely from former Louisiana Gov. Huey Long to make “everyone a king.” A north Texas native, he moved to Wichita with a goal of becoming an independent filmmaker. Now he’s running for office after finding his new home district “had fallen victim to stagnation and neglect.”  Estes, the wife of Congressman Ron Estes, is seeking a second term in the House.
New political makeup: 45.5% (R), 25.3% (D), 28.2% (U)

District 88
Incumbent: Chuck Schmidt, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $7,426
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $6,572
Race outlook: Last year, Democratic precinct leaders picked Schmidt to replace former state Rep. Elizabeth Bishop. He is now seeking a full term in the Kansas House. Republican Sandy Pickert has filed to run for the seat. Pickert is a conservative who works as a clinic nurse manager at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics.  In 2020, she ran as a write-in candidate for the seat but couldn’t get enough votes to get her name on the general election ballot. At that time, Picket said on Facebook that she had the support of Kansans for Life and said she was “pro family” and  “pro 2nd Amendment.” This district became about 4.5 percentage points more Republican and election lines were redrawn. It became about 3.3 percentages points less Democratic.
New political makeup: 33.3% (R), 30.1% (D), 35.5% (U)

District 89
Incumbent: K.C. Ohaebosim, Democrat, Wichita
Amount raised in 2021: $4,980
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $9,640
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 26.5% (R), 43.2% (D), 29.4% (U)

District 90
Incumbent: Steve Huebert, Valley Center, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $2,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $8,236
Race outlook: Huebert is retiring. Attorney Carl Maughan filed for the seat as a Republican, and no one filed against him. In 2016, Maughan ran for the Division 3 seat in the Kansas 18th Judicial District. He lost in the primary with about 48% of the vote.
New political makeup: 54.5% (R), 15.9% (D), 28.6% (U)

District 91
Incumbent: Emil Bergquist, Park City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $11,840
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $27,776
Race outlook: Democrat Brooke Chong filed to run against Bergquist, chair of the House elections committee who was unopposed in 2020. Chong was an Emmy-award winning television producer at KWCH TV in Wichita. She was the morning news producer at Channel 12 and also worked as a camera operator and a technical media producer. She has a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College in Chicago in television production, post-production in editing.
New political makeup: 49% (R), 20.5% (D), 29.4% (U)

District 92
Incumbent: John Carmichael, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $11,703
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $43,300
Race outlook: No opposition
New political makeup: 33.2% (R), 34.2 (D), 31.8% (U)

District 93
Incumbent: Brian Bergkamp, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,300
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $9,301
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 52.8% (R), 16.2% (D), 30% (U)

District 94
Incumbent: Leo Delperdang, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $14,187
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $55,864
Race outlook: Democrat Robert Howes has filed to run for the seat. Delperdang is seeking a fourth term in the House. He won his last general election with about 67% of the vote.
New political makeup: 51.3% (R), 20% (D), 27.8% (U)

District 95
Incumbent: Tom Sawyer, Wichita Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $25,050
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $35,925
Race outlook: Republican Christopher Parisho has filed for the seat again. He ran against Sawyer in 2020 and lost with about 45% of the vote.
New political makeup: 28.3% (R), 30.8% (D), 39.5% (U)

District 96
Incumbent: Tom Kessler, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $14,563
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $24,406
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 29.9% (R), 29% (D), 39.8% (U)

District 97
Incumbent: Nick Hoheisel, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $12,459
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: 
$22,677
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 39.1% (R), 24.1% (D), 35.5% (U)

District 98
Incumbent: Cyndi Howerton, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $2,500
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $2,500
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 36.6% (R), 23.8% (D), 38.3% (U)

District 99
Incumbent: Susan Humphries, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $9,450
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $35,976
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 53.9% (R), 17.1% (D), 28.2% (U)

District 100
Incumbent: Dan Hawkins, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $57,612
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $135,613
Race outlook: Mike McCorkle has filed as a Democrat. He ran against state Sen. Gene Suellentrop of Wichita in 2020 and lost with 33% of the vote.
New political makeup: 49.5% (R), 21.8% (D), 27.7% (U)

District 101
Incumbent: Joe Seiwert, Pretty Prairie, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $11,194
Cash on hand at end of 2021: $13,837
Race outlook: At one point, Seiwert said he was on the fence about seeking reelection this year after Goddard Mayor Hunter Larkin filed to run for his seat. Seiwert’s still in the running after Larkin resigned as mayor and withdrew from the race. The Wichita Eagle raised questions about Larkin’s relationship with developers who have worked around campaign contribution limits while transacting business with the city. Meanwhile, Republican Jamey Lee Blubaugh has filed, still setting up a primary for Seiwert. Last year, Blubaugh, a former mayor of Goddard, entered into a diversion agreement after he was charged with making fake tickets to attend a zoo fundraiser
New political makeup: 59.1% (R), 13.3% (D), 24.8% (U)

District 102
Incumbent: Jason Probst, Hutchinson, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $20,394
Cash on hand at end of 2021: $28,037
Race outlook: Faces a renewed challenge from Republican John Whitesel, who fell just short of upsetting the incumbent in 2020.
New political makeup: 35.9% (R), 27.4% (D), 35.6% (U)

District 103
Incumbent: Ponka-We Victors, Wichita, Democrat
Amount raised in 2021: $4,350
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $7,465
Race outlook: Victors is not running for reelection. Democrat Angela Martinez filed for the seat and has no opposition. Martinez is an empowerment counselor for the Wichita Children’s Home, where she directs care staff responsible for providing supervision of youth residents. Martinez has worked there since 2011.
New political makeup: 20.8% (R), 35.5% (D), 42.2% (U)

District 104
Incumbent: Paul Waggoner, Hutchinson, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,600
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,176
Race outlook: Democrat Garth Strand has filed for the seat. Strand ran against Waggoner in 2020 and lost with 37% of the vote.
New political makeup:
59.7% (R), 19.1% (D), 20.4% (U)

District 105
Incumbent: Brenda Landwehr, Wichita, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $15,700
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $40,983
Race outlook: Democrat Jaelynn Abegg is a 37-year-old audio producer, musician and singer-songwriter. She would become the state’s second transgender lawmaker if she’s elected from this conservative-leaning district. Landwehr, chair of the House health committee, is seeking a fourth consecutive term. She already served in the House from 1995 to 2013.
New political makeup: 39.6% (R), 26% (D), 32.9% (U)

District 106
Incumbent: Lisa Moser, Wheaton, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,235
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,457
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 66.5% (R), 14.5% (D), 18.6% (U)


District 107
Incumbent: Susan Concannon, Beloit, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,550
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $44,236
Race outlook: Gerald Johnson has filed as a Republican to run against Concannon in the primary election. Concannon is seeking a sixth term.
New political makeup: 59.2% (R), 15.6% (D), 24.3% (U)

District 108
Steven Johnson, Assaria, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $400
Cash on hand at end of 2021: $51,589
Race outlook: Johnson not returning, running for state treasurer. The district was collapsed and moved to Johnson County. Democratic state Rep. Brandon Woodard of Lenexa now represents this district. Woodard had no opposition.
New political makeup: 38.2% (R), 33.3% (D), 27% (U)

District 109
Incumbent: Troy Waymaster, Bunker Hill, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $18,750
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $34,435
Race outlook: Republican Noah Erichsen has filed to run for the seat in the primary. Waymaster, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, is seeking a sixth term in the Kansas House.
New political makeup: 66.6% (R), 14.4% (D), 18.4% (U)

District 110
Incumbent: Ken Rahjes, Agra, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $8,125
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $10,268
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 69% (R), 11.3% (D), 19% (U)

District 111
Incumbent: Barbara Wasinger, Hays, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $16,900
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $28,860
Race outlook: Faces challenge from former Fort Hays State President Ed Hammond, a Democrat.
New political makeup: 51% (R), 21.2% (D), 26.7 (U)

District 112
Incumbent: Tory Arnberger, Great Bend, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $14,470
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $10,849
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 60.2% (R), 15.5% (D), 23.5% (U)

District 113
Incumbent: Brett Fairchild, St. John, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $5,425
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $5,045
Race outlook: Pawnee County Commissioner Bob Rein has filed to run as a Republican against Fairchild in the primary. A former employee at the U.S. Department of Agriculture,  Jo Ann Roth, has filed to run as a Democrat. Roth was elected to three terms on the Barton County Committee that oversees the local Farm Service Agency office. She also worked for the Transportation Security Administration until she retired.
New political makeup: 64.3% (R), 14.5% (D), 20.2% (U)

District 114
Incumbent: Michael Murphy, Sylvia, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,350
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $2,743
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 61.7% (R), 15.8% (D), 21.7% (U)

District 115
Boyd Orr, Fowler, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $3,500
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $39,379
Race outlook: Orr is not seeking reelection. Dodge City Councilman Joe Nuci is running as a Republican for the seat in a primary race against Clark County farmer Gary White. Both Republicans unsuccessfully ran against Ron Ryckman Sr. for a seat in the state Senate in a precinct election last year.
New political makeup: 63.1% (R), 14.7% (D), 21.4% (U)

District 116
Incumbent: Kyle Hoffman, Coldwater, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $12,350
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $12,657
Race outlook: Democrat Kirsten Lee Barger has filed for the seat. Hoffman is running for a seventh term in the House. He won his last general election in 2020 with 77% of the vote.
New political makeup: 69.9% (R), 13.6% (D), 15.9% (U)

District 117
Incumbent: Tatum Lee, Ness City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,233
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $2,300
Race outlook: This district was collapsed and moved to eastern Kansas because of shifts in population. Lee was moved into House District 118. Marketing director Courtney Tripp of Lenexa is running as a Democrat. Fitness club owner Adam Turk and University of Kansas engineering professor Bob Parsons are running as Republicans.
New political makeup: 47.3.% (R), 26.9% (D), 24.6% (U)

House District 118
Incumbent: Jim Minnix, Scott City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,523
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $13,080
Race outlook: Faces a primary challenge from state Rep. Tatum Lee of Ness City, who was moved into the district when it was redrawn this year. No Democrat filed for this seat.
New political makeup: 71.5% (R), 10.5% (D), 17.3% (U)

House District 119
Incumbent: Brad Ralph, Dodge City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,400
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $39,758
Race outlook: Republican Jason Goetz of Dodge City has filed as a Republican to run for this seat. He is the former lead pastor at Wilroads Garden Christian Church. He also was the pastor of life mission at the Dodge City Church of the Nazarene.
New political makeup: 36.3% (R), 27.9% (D), 34.7% (U)

House District 120
Incumbent: Adam Smith, Weskan, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $17,500
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31:
$38,942
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 71.4% (R), 10.4% (D), 17.5% (U)

House District 121
Incumbent: John Resman, Olathe, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $4,975
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $10,488
Race outlook: Resman drew opposition from Democrat Mel Pinick, who is a product analyst for Arvest Bank. The incumbent is seeking a fourth term in the House. He won his last general election with 59% of the vote.
New political makeup: 45.2% (R), 27.9% (D), 25.6% (U)

House District 122
Incumbent: Bill Clifford, Garden City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $26,525
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $23,589
Race outlook: Clifford is facing a Republican primary from Corinne Wray of Larned. Last year, Republican precinct leaders picked Clifford to replace the late Rep. Russ Jennings to represent the district. Clifford is a 1976 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate who flew F-15s in Germany. He was first elected to the Finney County Commission in 2014 and won a second term in 2018. He also served on the Garden City Community College Board of Trustees. Clifford left military service in 1983 to attend medical school at the University of Southern California. Wray could not be reached for comment.
New political makeup: 54% (R), 16.9% (D), 28.4% (U)

House District 123
Incumbent: John Wheeler Jr., Garden City, Republican
Amount raised in 2021:
$5,880
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $33,283
Race outlook: Wheeler faces a primary challenge from Robert Y. Lewis, a Garden City lawyer who is suing the rock band Nirvana over an album cover alleged to be child pornography. Wheeler, the Finney County attorney from 1993 to 2013, is seeking a fourth term in the Kansas House. During the last legislative session, Wheeler apologized to a Native American lawmaker for asking her if she used a tomahawk when she gaveled down the House chamber to keep the noise down. The lawmaker refused to accept the apology.
New political makeup: 39.7% (R), 23.9% (D), 35.1% (U)

House District 124
Incumbent: Martin Long, Ulysses, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $7,250
Cash on hand at end of 2021: $16,898
Race outlook: Long is retiring. Ulysses schools Superintendent David Younger has filed to run for his seat. Younger is retiring as superintendent of the school district. No one filed to run against Younger before the Friday filing deadline.
New political makeup: 67.9% (R), 11.4% (D), 19.9% (U)

House District 125
Incumbent: Shannon Francis, Liberal, Republican
Amount raised in 2021: $6,150
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31: $22,083
Race outlook: No opposition.
New political makeup: 44.5% (R), 21% (D), 33.3% (U)