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Revision as of 15:10, 27 August 2013

The 5th Congressional District of Kentucky is a congressional district located in the heart of Appalachia in southeastern Kentucky.

Kentucky's 5th Congressional District is located in the heart of Appalachia in southeastern Kentucky. Located within the district are the cities of Pikeville, Middlesborough and Somerset. Boyd, Carter, Rowan, Elliot, Lawrence, Martin, Johnson, Morgan, Magofflin, Floyd, Pike, Knott, Letcher, Perry, Breathitt, Lee, Owsley, Clay, Jackson, Laurel, Knox, Bell, Whitley, McCreary, Rockcastle, Lincoln, Pulaski and Wayne counties are included in this district.[1]

The district previously included the cities of Pikeville, Middlesborough, and Somerset.

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Hal Rogers (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky's 5th congressional district elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of Kentucky will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Kentucky's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Kentucky held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Hal Rogers won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers Incumbent 77.9% 195,406
     Democratic Kenneth Stepp 22.1% 55,447
Total Votes 250,853
Source: Kentucky Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Hal Rogers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James E. "Jim" Holbert (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers incumbent 77.4% 151,019
     Democratic Jim Holbert 22.6% 44,034
Total Votes 195,053

2008
On November 4, 2008, Hal Rogers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James E. "Jim" Holbert (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers incumbent 84.1% 177,024
     Democratic Jim Holbert 15.9% 33,444
Total Votes 210,468

2006
On November 7, 2006, Hal Rogers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Stepp (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers incumbent 73.8% 147,201
     Democratic Kenneth Stepp 26.2% 52,367
Total Votes 199,568

2004
Rogers ran unopposed for re-election in 2004.

2002
On November 5, 2002, Hal Rogers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sidney Jane Bailey (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers incumbent 78.3% 137,986
     Democratic Sidney Jane Bailey 21.7% 38,254
Total Votes 176,240

2000
On November 7, 2000, Hal Rogers won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sidney Jane Bailey (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHal Rogers incumbent 73.6% 145,980
     Democratic Sidney Jane Bailey 26.4% 52,495
Total Votes 198,475

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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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