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Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 2 map.png
Current Representative Brett Guthrie (R)
Population (2000) 673,224
Median income $35,724
Ethnicity 91.4% White, 5.73% Black, 0.7% Asian, 1.7% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI R+15

United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 2 is a district of the United States Congress in Western-central Kentucky. The district is represented in the 111th United States Congress by Republican Brett Guthrie. Previous to outgoing Congressman Ron Lewis, the district was represented by Democrat William H. Natcher, noted for holding the record for most consecutive roll call votes in the history of Congress, more than 18,000 votes. The Kentucky 2nd Congressional District has not seen an incumbent Representative defeated since 1884.

2nd District counties

Kentucky counties within the 2nd congressional district: Barren | Breckinridge | Bullitt | Daviess | Edmonson | Grayson | Green | Hancock | Hardin | Hart | Jefferson | Larue | Marion | Meade | Nelson | Ohio | Spencer | Shelby | Taylor | Warren | Washington. A small part of Louisville is included in the district, though most of the city is in Kentucky's 3rd congressional district.

List of representatives

Representative Party Service District Home Notes
Alexander D. Orr Anti-Administration November 8, 1792 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797
John Fowler Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 5th district
John Boyle Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1809
Samuel McKee Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1813 Redistricted to the 7th district
Henry Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - January 19, 1814 Redistricted from the 5th district, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives 1813-1814, Resigned
Joseph H. Hawkins Democratic-Republican March 29, 1814 - March 3, 1815
Henry Clay Democratic-Republican October 30, 1815 - March 3, 1821 Seat declared vacant March 4, 1815-October 30, 1815, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives 1815-1820
Samuel H. Wooson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823
Thomas Metcalfe Adams-Clay D-R March 3, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the 4th district
Adams March 4, 1825 - June 1, 1828 Resigned to run for Governor
John Chambers Adams December 1, 1828 - March 3, 1829
Nicholas D. Coleman Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1831
Thomas A. Marshall Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 - March 3, 1833 Redistricted to the 12th district
Albert G. Hawes Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837 Redistricted from the 11th district
Edward Rumsey Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Philip Triplett Whig March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1843
Willis Green Whig March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845 Redistricted from the 6th district
John H. McHenry Whig March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1847
Beverly L. Clarke Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849
James L. Johnson Whig March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851
Benjamin E. Grey Whig March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1855
John P. Campbell, Jr. Know Nothing March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
Samuel Peyton Democratic March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861
James S. Jackson Unionist March 4, 1861 - December 13, 1861 Resigned
George H. Yeaman Unionist December 1, 1862 - December 13, 1865
Burwell C. Ritter Democratic March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867
Vacant March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869
William N. Sweeney Democratic March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1871
Henry D. McHenry Democratic March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1873
John Y. Brown Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1877
James A. McKenzie Democratic March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1883
James F. Clay Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
Polk Laffoon Democratic March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1889
William T. Ellis Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1895
John D. Clardy Democratic March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1899
Henry D. Allen Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1903
Augustus O. Stanley Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1915
David H. Kincheloe Democratic March 4, 1915 - October 5, 1930 Resigned after being appointed to the United States Customs Court
John L. Dorsey, Jr. Democratic November 4, 1930 - March 3, 1931
Glover H. Cary Democratic March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the At-large district
District redistricted to At-large district March 4, 1933
District re-established January 3, 1935 from At-large district
Cap R. Carden Democratic March 4, 1935 - June 13, 1935 Redistricted from the At-large district, Died
Edward W. Creal Democratic November 5, 1935 - January 3, 1937 Redistricted to the 4th district
Beverly M. Vincent Democratic March 2, 1937 - January 3, 1945
Earle C. Clements Democratic January 3, 1945 - January 6, 1948 Resigned after being elected Governor
John A. Whitaker Democratic April 17, 1948 - December 15, 1951 Died
Garrett L. Withers Democratic August 2, 1952 - April 30, 1953 Died
William H. Natcher Democratic August 1, 1953 - March 29, 1994 Died
Ron Lewis Republican May 24, 1994 - January 3, 2009
Brett Guthrie Republican January 3, 2009 - Present

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