Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: USA, grade: 1,0, Hood College Maryland, course: US Elections and Campaigns, language: English, abstract: This paper analyzes the 2014 senate race in Kansas. 'The first section of the paper will briefly describe the history of the race from the primary elections to the nominees, their issue positions, and their supporters. Afterwards the election results will be mentioned before factors that shaped this outcome will be discussed. The forth part of the paper will then analyze in which ways the Kansas race highlights parts of the American political system. The conclusion will finally restate the aim of the analysis and summarize the results. It will also outline the limitations of this study and hence, give some recommendations for further work that needs to be done.'