Sumner Newscow report — In the 4th Congressional District special election, Republican Ron Estes defeated Democrat James Thompson 2529 (62.3 percent) to 1,433 votes (35.3 percent) in Sumner County. Libertarian Chris Rockhold had 93 votes (2.2 percent).
The special election fills the House seat vacated when Mike Pompeo resigned from Congress to accept President Trump’s appointment as director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The Associated Press as of 9:30 p.m. called the race for Estes. The polling totals with 99 percent of the precincts reporting.
99% reporting (619 of 620 precincts)