United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Kentucky

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

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Kentucky District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Kentucky will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect six candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's six congressional districts.

Kentucky is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the six congressional seats from Kentucky.

Members of the U.S. House from Kentucky -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 Pending
     Republican Party 5 Pending
Total 6 6

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the six congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Ed Whitfield Ends.png Republican 1
Brett Guthrie Ends.png Republican 2
John Yarmuth Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Thomas Massie Ends.png Republican 4
Hal Rogers Ends.png Republican 5
Andy Barr Ends.png Republican 6

Candidates

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.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Kentucky Secretary of State Election, "Candidate Filings," accessed January 28, 2014
  5. Federal Election Commission, "Michael Macfarlane," accessed October 30, 2013
  6. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Gatton," accessed November 4, 2013
  7. Kentucky Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate Filings," accessed January 29, 2014
  8. Politico, "Kentucky House primaries 2014: Rep. Tom Massie may be challenged by Steve Stevens," accessed December 21, 2013
  9. Kentucky.com "Education advocate Elisabeth Jensen to challenge U.S. Rep. Andy Barr" accessed June 19, 2013
  10. Pure Politics, "Lexington Democrat Geoff Young first to file to run for Congress," accessed December 4, 2013
  11. Kentucky Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed January 29,l 2014
  12. CN|2 "Democrat Michael Coblenz announces candidacy for 6th Congressional District race" accessed July 19, 2013
  13. Kentucky.com, "Joe Palumbo withdraws from Central Kentucky congressional race," accessed November 11, 2013
  14. CN|2 "Joe Palumbo running for Democratic nomination for 6th Congressional District" accessed July 19, 2013