Kentucky

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Kentucky is official known as the "Commonwealth of Kentucky." It was the 15th state to achieve statehood. Kentucky has two major cities: Louisville and Lexington. The state is nicknamed "the Bluegrass State” because of its vast pastures.

Kentucky has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 100 members of the House of Representatives and 35 members of the State Senate.


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National politics in Kentucky


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Mitch McConnell
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kentucky 1985January 3, 2021November 2020Link
Rand Paul
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Kentucky 2011January 3, 2017November 2016Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Andy Barr
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Brett Guthrie
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2009January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Ed Whitfield
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 1995January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Hal Rogers
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 1981January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
John A. Yarmuth
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 2007January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Thomas Massie
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2013January 3, 2015November 8, 2016Link


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Kentucky
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The Bluegrass State
Capital:   Frankfort
Motto:   United we stand, divided we fall
Population:   4.35 million
Area of state:   40,409 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1792
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