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

Revision as of 15:09, 27 August 2013

The 1st Congressional District of Kentucky is a congressional district in western Kentucky.

Kentucky's 1st Congressional District is located in western Kentucky and stretches across the southern portion of the state. It includes Fulton, Hickman, Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, Graves, Calloway, Marshall, Lyon, Livington, Trigg, Caldwell, Crittenden, Christian, Todd, Logan, Simpson, Allen, Monroe, Metcalfe, Adair, Taylor, Marion, Casey, Russell, Clinton, Ohio, Muhlenberg, Hopkins, McLean, Webster, Henderson, Webster and Union counties.[1]

The district previously took in Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Paducah, and the town of Murray.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Ed Whitfield (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky's 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Kentucky will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Kentucky's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Kentucky held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Ed Whitfield was re-elected in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Charles Kendall Hatchett 30.4% 87,199
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield Incumbent 69.6% 199,956
Total Votes 287,155
Source: Kentucky Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Kendall Hatchett (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 71.2% 153,840
     Democratic Charles Kendall Hatchett 28.8% 62,090
Total Votes 215,930

2008
On November 4, 2008, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Heather A. Ryan (D) and Charles K. Hatchett (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 64.3% 178,107
     Democratic Heather A. Ryan 35.6% 98,674
     Write-in Charles Kendall Hatchett 0% 5
Total Votes 276,786

2006
On November 7, 2006, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Barlow (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 59.6% 123,618
     Democratic Tom Barlow 40.4% 83,865
Total Votes 207,483

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Billy R. Cartwright (D) and Tom Barlow (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 67.3% 175,972
     Democratic Billy R. Cartwright 32.6% 85,229
     Write-in Tom Barlow 0.1% 186
Total Votes 261,387

2002
On November 5, 2002, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Klint Alexander (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 65.3% 117,600
     Democratic Klint Alexander 34.7% 62,617
Total Votes 180,217

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ed Whitfield won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brian S. Roy (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Whitfield incumbent 58% 132,115
     Democratic Brian S. Roy 42% 95,806
Total Votes 227,921

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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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