6th District Congressional Race

Barr campaign / McGrath campaign

The closely-watched race for Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District seat started heating up this week with incumbent Republican Andy Barr veering negative in only his second post-primary ad.

AP Photo/Adam Beam

The campaign manager for Sixth District Democratic primary winner Amy McGrath says her decisive showing at the ballot box Tuesday shows there's a continuing hunger for non-traditional candidates who sidestep the standard political channels.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley/Adam Beam

The 6th District Democratic primary took a negative turn on Friday, just days before voters descend on the polls to choose from a crowded roster of would-be challengers for Republican incumbent Andy Barr.

Josh James / WUKY

The six Democratic candidates competing for Republican Rep. Andy Barr’s congressional seat sat down for their final debate Monday night, with two leading contenders sparring over their relationship to the party. 

Matt Goins/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP

The three top-tier Democrats vying for a chance to unseat incumbent 6th District Congressman Andy Barr made their pitch directly to voters in an hour-long televised debate Wednesday night.

Retired Fighter Pilot Running For Congress In Kentucky

Aug 1, 2017
Mark Nickolas via AP

A retired fighter pilot is running for Congress in Kentucky's 6th District, joining several other military veteran candidates as part of a broader Democratic strategy to challenge Republican rule in the 2018 midterm elections.