1820 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky

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Kentucky elected its members August 7, 1820.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Kentucky 1 David Trimble Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent re-elected. David Trimble (Democratic-Republican) 68.5%
William P. Fleming 31.5%
Kentucky 2 Henry Clay Democratic-Republican 1810
1814 (Resigned)
1814
1815 (Seat declared vacant)
1815 (Special)
Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Samuel H. Woodson (Democratic-Republican) 59.4%
John Pope (Democratic-Republican) 37.8%
Thomas T. Barr 2.8%
Kentucky 3 William Brown Democratic-Republican 1818 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John T. Johnson (Democratic-Republican) 98.6%
Thomas A. Grimes 1.4%
Kentucky 4 Thomas Metcalfe Democratic-Republican 1818 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Metcalfe (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Kentucky 5 Alney McLean Democratic-Republican 1814
1816 (Retired)
1818
Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Anthony New (Democratic-Republican)[a]
John Daviess
Dickson Gwen
Kentucky 6 David Walker Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent died March 1, 1820.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor also elected to finish the term.
Francis Johnson (Democratic-Republican) 57.2%
John Breathitt 41.8%
Willis Wills 1.0%
Kentucky 7 George Robertson Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent re-elected.
Incumbent resigned sometime before the start of the new Congress, leading to an August 6, 1821 special election.
George Robertson (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Kentucky 8 Richard C. Anderson, Jr. Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor died October 13, 1821, leading to a November 22, 1821 special election.
Wingfield Bullock (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Norborne B. Beall
Samuel Churchill
John Logan
Kentucky 9 Tunstall Quarles Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent resigned June 15, 1820.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor also elected to finish the term.
Thomas Montgomery (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Kentucky 10 Benjamin Hardin Democratic-Republican 1814
1816 (Retired)
1818
Incumbent re-elected. Benjamin Hardin (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Richard Rudd
John Hays

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data.