11 Things I Think I Think After the Kansas 4 Special Election

After a few months in the electoral desert, we finally have election results to digest from a competitive race, albeit an unexpected one.

State Treasurer Ron Estes pulled out a 53-46 percent victory to keep the 4th District of Kansas in Republican hands. The 7-point margin is shocking considering Donald Trump carried the Wichita-based seat by 27 points in last year’s presidential race.

As with most elections, there is the temptation to boil everything down to a single conclusion, but elections (and life in general) are never that simple. So, inspired by Peter King and his team at Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback, I decided to jot down 11 Things I Think I Think after the Kansas election results. CONT.

Nathan L. Gonzales, Inside Elections