At least two incumbent members of the Kansas House of Representatives who represent Leavenworth County have won their primaries.

At least two incumbent members of the Kansas House of Representatives who represent Leavenworth County have won their primaries.

And as of press time, a third incumbent from Leavenworth County was leading in his primary’s results.

State Rep. Debbie Deere, Lansing, won Tuesday’s Democratic primary for the 40th District of the Kansas House.

Deere defeated her Democratic challenger, Donald G. Terrien, by a vote of 1,020 to 118, according to the unofficial results.

The results will remain unofficial until votes have been certified.

“I’m just ready to keep fighting for my district,” Deere said.

The 40th District includes the city of Lansing and a portion of Leavenworth.

Deere will face Republican David French in the Nov. 6 general election.

French did not face a challenger in Tuesday’s primary.

Incumbent state Rep. Jim Karleskint, rural Tonganoxie, won Tuesday’s Republican primary for the 42nd District of the Kansas House.

Karleskint defeated his Republican challenger, Lance Neelly, by a vote of 1,072 to 931, according to unofficial results from Leavenworth and Douglas counties.

The 42nd District includes the cities of Tonganoxie and Easton. The district also extends into a portion of Douglas County and includes the city of Eudora.

Karleskint led in the vote totals in both Leavenworth and Douglas counties.

He will face Democrat Thea Perry, rural Reno Township, in the general election.

Perry did not face a challenger in Tuesday’s primary.

In the 38th District of the Kansas House, incumbent state Rep. Willie Dove, rural Bonner Springs, was leading in the Republican primary. Dove won in Leavenworth County, and early results from Johnson County showed that he also was leading in that county.

As of press time, Dove was leading his Republican challenger, Noel Hull, by a vote of 1,360 to 903, according to results from Leavenworth and Johnson counties.

The 38th District includes Basehor and Linwood and also extends into Johnson County.

The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat Stuart W. Sweeney, rural Linwood, in the general election for the 38th District.

Sweeney did not face a challenger in Tuesday’s primary.

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