Patrick J. Kelly II

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Patrick J. Kelly II
Patrick Kelly.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Kentucky, District 6
High schoolHenry Clay High School (2003)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky (2010)
ProfessionSoftware engineer
Campaign website
Patrick J. Kelly II was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Kentucky. Kelly was defeated by Andy Barr in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012.[1]


He has a bachelor's in computer science from the University of Kentucky.[2]


He works for Galmont Consulting as a Software engineer[2]

Kelly also develops software as a freelancer.[2]



See also: Kentucky's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Kelly ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Kentucky's 6th District as a Republican.[3] Incumbent Ben Chandler ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Kelly was defeated by Andy Barr in the Republican primary.[4] Candidate Randolph Vance ran as an Independent candidate in the general election. Candidates wishing to run were initially required to file by the signature filing deadline of January 31, 2012. However because the legislature was unable to complete new redistricting maps on time, the deadline was pushed back one week.[5] The new deadline was February 7.[6] The primary elections were held on May 22, 2012.[7]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Barr 82.8% 20,104
Curtis Kenimer 5.6% 1,354
Patrick J. Kelly II 11.6% 2,823
Total Votes 24,281


Kelly has been married to the former Amy Nicole Adams of Princeton, Kentucky for 4 years.[2]

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