Kentucky's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 20, 2014
Heading into the election the incumbent is Hal Rogers (R), who was first elected in 1980.
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.
Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates
May 20, 2014, primary results
|U.S. House, Kentucky District 5 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Hal Rogers Incumbent||77.9%||195,406|
|Source: Kentucky Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 5th Congressional District, General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Hal Rogers Incumbent||77.4%||151,019|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Kentucky Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
- Kentucky Secretary of State Election, "Candidate Filings," accessed January 28, 2014
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed November 15, 2011