2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky

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All 6 Kentucky seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 1

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the six U.S. Representatives from the state of Kentucky, one from each of the state's six congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 3[edit]

The 3rd district encompasses nearly all of the Louisville metropolitan area. The incumbent is Democrat John Yarmuth, who was re-elected with 62.1% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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District 4[edit]

The 4th district is located in the northeastern part of the state along the Ohio River, including the suburbs of Cincinnati and a small part of Louisville. The incumbent is Republican Thomas Massie, who was re-elected with 62.2% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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Thomas Massie
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District 5[edit]

The 5th district, one of the poorest and most rural in the country, is based in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky. The incumbent is Republican Hal Rogers, who was re-elected with 78.9% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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Democratic primary[edit]

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District 6[edit]

The 6th district is located in central Kentucky, taking in Lexington, Richmond, and Frankfort. The incumbent is Republican Andy Barr, who was re-elected with 51.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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Democratic primary[edit]

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Declared[edit]
  • Josh Hicks, attorney and U.S. Marine veteran[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. ^ Bailey, Phillip M. (March 5, 2019). "Democratic Socialists threaten Yarmuth: Support Medicare for all or face 2020 challenge". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  3. ^ Bailey, Phillip M. (July 3, 2019). "National Republicans may be maneuvering to unseat Kentucky's conservative darling, Massie". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  4. ^ Bailey, Phillip M. (July 4, 2019). "Rand Paul: Thomas Massie has 'my full support' against GOP primary threat". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  5. ^ Desrochers, Daniel (June 26, 2019). "Will Rocky Adkins be on the ballot in 2020? He says he's being courted for big races". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  6. ^ Schreiner, Bruce (August 1, 2019). "Marine veteran enters race for 6th District seat in Kentucky". Associated Press News. Retrieved August 1, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 6th district candidates