Kentucky's 6th congressional district

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Kentucky's 6th congressional district
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Kentucky's 6th congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Andy Barr
RLexington
Distribution
  • 72.6% urban
  • 27.4% rural
Population (2019)780,800[1]
Median income$55,613[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[2]

Kentucky's 6th 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 of Lexington, Richmond, and Frankfort which is the state capital are in the district. In the district there are more people who are like the Democratic Party then the Republican Party but the district is a Republican district. 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 Andy Barr.

Election history[change | change source]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 56 - 42%
2004 President Bush 58 - 41%
2008 President McCain 55 - 43%
2012 President Romney 56 - 42%
2016 President Trump 55 - 39%
2020 President Trump 54 - 45%

2002[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernie Fletcher* 115,622 71.95
Independent Gatewood Galbraith 41,753 25.98
Libertarian Mark Gailey 3,313 2.06
Total votes 160,688 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Special Election (February 17, 2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Chandler 84,168 55.16
Republican Alice Forgy Kerr 65,474 42.91
Libertarian Mark Gailey 2,952 1.94
Total votes 152,594 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican
Kentucky's 6th Congressional District General Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Chandler* 175,355 58.61
Republican Tom Buford 119,716 40.01
Independent Stacy Abner 2,388 0.80
Libertarian Mark Gailey 1,758 0.59
Total votes 299,217 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2006[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Chandler* 158,869 85.46
Libertarian Paul Ard 27,024 14.54
Total votes 185,893 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2008[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Chandler* 203,764 64.66
Republican Jon Larson 111,378 35.34
Total votes 315,142 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2010[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Chandler* 119,812 50.08
Republican Andy Barr 119,165 49.81
No party C. Wes Collins 225 0.09
No party Randolph S. Vance 22 0.01
Total votes 239,224 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic hold

2012[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Barr 153,222 50.57
Democratic Ben Chandler* 141,438 46.70
No party Randolph S. Vance 8,340 2.75
Total votes 303,000 100.00
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2014[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Barr* 147,404 59.99
Democratic Elisabeth Jensen 98,290 40.00
Total votes 245,694 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2016[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District Election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Barr* 202,099 61.09
Democratic Nancy Jo Kemper 128,728 38.91
Total votes 330,827 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2018[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Andy Barr (incumbent) 154,468 51.00% -10.09%
Democratic Amy McGrath 144,730 47.78% +8.87%
Libertarian Frank Harris 2,150 0.71% N/A
Independent Rikka Wallin 1,011 0.33% N/A
Independent James Germalic 522 0.17% N/A
Margin of victory 9,738 3.22% -18.96%
Total votes 302,881 100.0% N/A
Republican hold

2020[change | change source]

Kentucky's 6th congressional district, 2020[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Barr (incumbent) 216,948 57.3
Democratic Josh Hicks 155,011 41.0
Libertarian Frank Harris 6,491 1.7
Total votes 378,450 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2018-02-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "UNOFFICIAL RESULTS". Kentucky State Board of Elections. November 7, 2018.
  5. "November 3, 2020 - Official 2020 General Election Results" (PDF). Kentucky Secretary of State. November 20, 2020. p. 12–19. Retrieved November 21, 2020.