Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District

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Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District
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Current incumbentJohn Yarmuth Democratic Party
Population726,812
Gender48.2% Male, 51.8% Female
Race72.8% White, 20.8% Black, 2.3% Asian
Ethnicity4.6% Hispanic
Unemployment11.9%
Median household income$44,407
High school graduation rate87.9%
College graduation rate29%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky is a congressional district encompassing nearly the whole city of Louisville.

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District encompasses nearly the whole city of Louisville, which, since the merger of 2003, is contiguous with Jefferson County.[1]

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is John Yarmuth (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent John Yarmuth won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yarmuth Incumbent 64% 206,385
     Republican Brooks Wicker 34.5% 111,452
     Independent Robert DeVore Jr. 1.5% 4,819
Total Votes 322,656
Source: Kentucky Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Yarmuth won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Todd Lally (R), Edward A. Martin (Libertarian) and Michael D. Hansen (Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yarmuth incumbent 54.7% 139,940
     Republican Todd Lally 44% 112,627
     Libertarian Edward A. Martin 0.8% 2,029
     Independent Michael D. Hansen 0.5% 1,334
Total Votes 255,930

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Yarmuth won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anne M. Northup (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yarmuth incumbent 59.4% 203,843
     Republican Anne M. Northup 40.6% 139,527
Total Votes 343,370

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Yarmuth won election to the United States House. He defeated Anne M. Northup (R), Donna Walker Mancini (L) and W. Ed Parker (Constitution) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yarmuth 50.6% 122,489
     Republican Anne M. Northup incumbent 48.2% 116,568
     Libertarian Donna Walker Mancini 0.9% 2,134
     Constitution W. Ed Parker 0.3% 774
Total Votes 241,965

2004
On November 2, 2004, Anne M. Northrup won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tony Miller (D), George C. Dick (L) and Corley Everett (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne M. Northrup incumbent 60.3% 197,736
     Democratic Tony Miller 37.8% 124,040
     Libertarian George C. Dick 1.9% 6,363
     Write-in Corley Everett 0% 15
Total Votes 328,154

2002
On November 5, 2002, Anne M. Northrup won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jack Conway (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne M. Northrup incumbent 51.6% 118,228
     Democratic Jack Conway 48.4% 110,846
Total Votes 229,074

2000
On November 7, 2000, Anne M. Northrup won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Eleanor Jordan (D) and Donna Walker Mancini (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne M. Northrup incumbent 52.9% 142,106
     Democratic Eleanor Jordan 44.2% 118,875
     Libertarian Donna Walker Mancini 2.9% 7,804
Total Votes 268,785

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Kentucky

In 2011, the Kentucky State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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