Ford County remains Republican in the Kansas House of Representatives following the 2020 election.
For the Kansas House of Representatives District 119, Republican incumbent Bradley Ralph received 3,262 votes with 10 write-ins.
"A heartfelt thanks to the voters of Dodge City for allowing me to represent them for another two years in Topeka," Ralph said in an email. "Thanks to Jan for her commitment to Dodge City and her efforts in this campaign season.
"We have significant issues that are common to all of western Kansas residents that will require our best efforts in Topeka, and I intend to be a consistent voice for responsible and reasoned decision-making."
Ralph’s opponent for the seat, Democratic candidate Jan Scoggins, received 2,095 votes.
Scoggins said she ran a clean campaign and felt accomplished with how far she got in the race, with 40% of the votes.
"It has been a wonderful experience running for the Kansas House of Representatives, District 119, Dodge City," Scoggins said in an email."My talented team has been amazingly helpful in every respect of this journey.
"I want to congratulate Brad Ralph on his successful candidacy."
For the Kansas House of Representatives District 117, incumbent Republican Leonard Mastroni who died in September this year, ran unopposed and was reelected due to needing to remain on the ballot according toKatie Koupal, a spokesperson for the Secretary of State’s Office. Koupal stated previously that a replacement will be selected by committee members.
Republicanstate Rep. Boyd Orr, who represents District 115, will remain in his seat as he ran unopposed.