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Kentucky's 3rd congressional district
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Kentucky's 3rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  John Yarmuth
DLouisville
Distribution
  • 99.33% urban
  • 0.67% rural
Population (2019) 742,543
Median income $57,546
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+6

Kentucky's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is in all of the city of Louisville and in the county of Jefferson County. While the rest of the state is very Republican, this district is Democratic. The district was created on March 4, 1803 and many political parties have represented the 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 Democrat John Yarmuth.

Election history

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 50 - 48%
2004 President Kerry 51 - 49%
2008 President Obama 56 - 43%
2012 President Obama 56 - 43%
2016 President Clinton 55 - 40%
2020 President Biden 60 - 38%

2002

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anne Northup (Incumbent) 118,228 51.61
Democrat Jack Conway 110,846 48.39
Total votes 229,074 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anne Northup (Incumbent) 197,736 60.26
Democrat Tony Miller 124,040 37.80
Libertarian George C. Dick 6,363 1.94
Total votes 328,139 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth 122,471 50.62
Republican Anne Northup (Incumbent) 116,555 48.18
Libertarian Donna Walker Mancini 2,134 0.88
Constitution W. Ed Parker 774 0.32
Total votes 241,934 100.00
Turnout  
Democrat gain from Republican

2008

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 203,843 59.37
Republican Anne Northup 139,527 40.64
Libertarian Ed Martin Republican sued; votes not counted 0.00
Total votes 343,370 100.00
Turnout  
Democrat hold

2010

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 139,940 54.68
Republican Todd Lally 112,627 44.01
Libertarian Ed Martin 2,029 0.79
Independent Michael Hansen 1,334 0.52
Total votes 255,930 100.00
Turnout  
Democrat hold

2012

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 206,385 63.96
Republican Brooks Wicker 111,452 34.54
Independent Robert L. DeVore, Jr. 4.819 1.49
Total votes 322,656 100.0
Turnout  
Democrat hold

2014

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 157,056 63.5
Republican Michael MacFarlane 87,981 35.6
Independent Gregory Peter Puccetti 2,318 0.9
Total votes 247,355 100
Democrat hold

2016

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 212,401 63.5
Republican Harold Bratcher 122,093 36.5
Total votes 334,494 100.00
Democrat hold

2018

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2018)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 173,002 62.1
Republican Vickie Yates Glisson 101,930 36.6
Libertarian Gregory Boles 3,788 1.4
Total votes 278,720 100.00
Democrat hold

2020

Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District Election (2020)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat John Yarmuth (Incumbent) 230,672 62.7
Republican Rhonda Palazzo 137,425 37.3
Total votes 368,097 100.00
Democrat hold
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