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Kentucky's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Kentucky's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Ed Whitfield Republican Party
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The 1st congressional district of Kentucky will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Kentucky has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Ed Whitfield (R), who was first elected in 1994.

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]


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District history


On November 6, 2012, Ed Whitfield (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Kendall Hatchett in the general election.

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"


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

U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 1st Congressional District, 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

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