2018 Kentucky Congressional Races


The Kentucky chapter of Americans for Prosperity is supporting six Republican members of the state House of Representatives for re-election in November.

Incumbent Andy Barr Cruises To Primary Victory

May 22, 2018

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has easily won the GOP nomination in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District ahead of what's likely to be an intense re-election campaign in November.

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Former military fighter pilot Amy McGrath has won the Democratic nomination in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, setting up a tough fall campaign against a Republican incumbent.


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray ended months of speculation Tuesday in announcing his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Sixth District, setting up a potential contest against Republican incumbent Andy Barr.  The move guarantees that Kentucky's second largest city will have a new top administrator next year.