grey menu divider
Home Page
News
About IPSR
Research Centers
Kansas Data
Publications
Conferences
Grant Support
People
KU Ent. Works for KS
Search IPSR
Contact
grey menu divider

IPSR is a Green Office

Kansas Data

2012 General Election

The map below reflects the new boundaries in Kansas legislative districts as a result of the 2012 redistricting process.

Instructions

  • Open the map by clicking on the screen shot or 2012 Kansas General Election Map link shown below.

  • Click on a district to view general election candidates and launch a dashboard containing demographic information about each district.
  • Zoom in and out of the map using mouse wheel, use the zoom by rectangle tool zoom by rectangle tool, or hover over
    navigation star navigation star in lower left corner of the map to launch a slider navigation panel to zoom in and out easily.

  • Enter a street address, city, state in the Find Places box Find Places box to locate a specific address. Once located, click on the map to view candidates and populate the dashboard with demographic data.

Snapshot of Kansas Senate Map2012 Kansas General Election Map


Source: Boundaries and demographic information from Kansas Data Access & Support Center (http://www.kansasgis.org/); Candidate information from the Kansas Secretary of State Office (http://www.kssos.org/).

Dashboard

The dashboard displays a pie chart showing racial composition and a gauge chart showing the percent of the population of Hispanic ethnicity for each legislative district. You may need to scroll down to view the graphs for all areas. Hover the mouse over the pie chart legend to view the race classifications or each pie wedge to view race, number of people, and percent of population.

dashboard

More Map Options

Turn layers on and off

This map consists of a set of layers representing the political districts in Kansas. These layers are overlaid to form a map of all districts. The dashboard data is contained in the 2012 General Election Data layer. Turning this layer off will deactivate the dashboard and the popup window showing all candidates.

grapic showing map layers

To turn layers on and off:
  • Click the map layers icon layers icon .

  • Click the checkbox next to each layer to turn on or off.


Change the basemap

The default basemap is the Bing Roads Map. To view other basemaps, click the basemap icon basemap icon and select one of the basemap options shown.

basemap options

Questions?

Please email Xan Wedel at xan@ku.edu.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.