Senators represent the entire population of a state in the United States Senate. Each state has two senators serving 6-year terms. In Kansas, one of the Senate seats is up for election in 2020. The other seat is next up for election in 2022.
Representatives are divided into districts based on population. Most states have more than one district. In Kansas, there are four congressional districts representing four sections of the state in the United States House of Representatives. Each representative serves a 2-year term, and all are up for election in 2020.
Incumbent Senator Pat Roberts has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2020.
On September 19, Bollier and Marshall participated in a virtual debate hosted by Kansas Radio Networks and WIBW Radio. The video from the debate is archived on C-SPAN.
On October 22, Bollier and Marshall participated in a candidate forum live on KMUW 89.1 and KWCH Channel 12. KWCH has archived the forum in three parts. KMUW held a post-debate breakdown, which is archived.
Wichita and Sedgwick County are in the fourth congressional district. The district also includes Barber, Butler, Chautauqua, Comanche, Cowley, Edwards, Elk, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Kiowa, Pratt, Stafford, and Sumner counties as well as part of Pawnee County.
On October 6, Estes and Lombard met for a debate hosted by KMUW and KWCH Channel 12. KMUW has archived the audio from the debate as well as a post-debate breakdown video.