House Republicans hang onto supermajority


(Will be update as warranted)

House Republicans appeared to have hung onto their supermajority Tuesday night despite seeing some of their candidates upset in Johnson County.

The GOP lost three races in Johnson County but made gains elsewhere in order to hold an 85-seat supermajority in the House after Tuesday night's returns came in, according to unofficial results.

The results from Tuesday night give the Republicans one more vote than the 84 needed to override a veto from the governor.

In House District 14, Republican state Rep. Charlotte Esau of Olathe lost to political newcomer SSJ

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