Kentucky's 2nd congressional district

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Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
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Kentucky's 2nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Brett Guthrie
RBowling Green
Distribution
  • 49.77% urban
  • 50.23% rural
Population (2019)774,897[1]
Median income$53,496[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+19[3]

Kentucky's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The district is in the middle part of the state. The cities in the district are Bowling Green, Owensboro, and Elizabethtown. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Brett Guthrie. In the district no incumbent representative has lost an election since 1884.

Election history[change | change source]

2002[change | change source]

2002 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Lewis (Incumbent) 122,773 69.64%
Democratic David Lynn Williams 51,431 29.17%
Libertarian Robert Guy Dyer 2,084 1.18%
Total votes 176,288 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004[change | change source]

2004 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Lewis (Incumbent) 185,394 67.92%
Democratic Adam Smith 87,585 32.08%
Total votes 272,979 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006[change | change source]

2006 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Lewis (Incumbent) 118,548 55.41%
Democratic Mike Weaver 95,415 44.59%
Total votes 213,963 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008[change | change source]

2008 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie 158,936 52.57%
Democratic David E. Boswell 143,379 47.43%
Total votes 302,315 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2010[change | change source]

2010 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (Incumbent) 155,906 67.89%
Democratic Ed Marksberry 73,749 28.75%
Total votes 229,655 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2012[change | change source]

2012 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (Incumbent) 181,508 64.30%
Democratic David Lynn Williams 89,541 31.72%
Independent Andrew R. Beacham 6,304 2.23%
Libertarian Craig Astor 4,914 1.74%
Total votes 282,267 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2014[change | change source]

2014 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (Incumbent) 156,936 69.19%
Democratic Ron Leach 69,898 30.81%
Total votes 226,834 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2016[change | change source]

2016 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (Incumbent) 251,823 100.00%
Total votes 251,823 100.00%
Turnout  
Republican hold

2018[change | change source]

2018 Kentucky's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (Incumbent) 171,700 66.7%
Democratic Hank Linderman 79,964 31.1%
Independent Thomas Loecken 5,681 2.2%
Total votes 257,345 100.0%
Republican hold

2020[change | change source]

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Guthrie (incumbent) 255,735 70.9
Democratic Hank Linderman 94,643 26.3
Libertarian Robert Lee Perry 7,588 2.1
Populist Lewis Carter 2,431 0.7
Write-in 2 0.0
Total votes 360,399 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. Bureau, Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  2. Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  3. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. Geography, US Census Bureau. "Congressional Districts Relationship Files (state-based)". www.census.gov. Archived from the original on 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2018-02-11.