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Kentucky's 5th congressional district
United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 5 map.png
Current Representative Hal Rogers (R)
Population (2000) 673,670
Median income $21,915
Ethnicity 95.8% White, 1.1% Black, 0.3% Asian, 0.7% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.0% other
Cook PVI R+16

United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 5 is a district of the United States Congress in eastern Kentucky. The district is represented in the 111th United States Congress by Hal Rogers (R). The only announced opponent for the 2010 Race is Democrat Jim Holbert. Holbert is weary of big business affecting Rogers' decisions.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District Residence Note
District created March 4, 1803
John Fowler Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1807 Redistricted from the 2nd district
Benjamin Howard Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 - April 10, 1810 Resigned to become Governor of Louisiana Territory
William T. Barry Democratic-Republican August 8, 1810 - March 3, 1811
Henry Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813 Speaker of the United States House of Representatives 1811-1813, Redistricted to the 2nd district
Samuel Hopkins Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815
Alney McLean Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817
Anthony New Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1819
Alney McLean Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1821
Anthony New Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823
John T. Johnson Jacksonian D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the 3rd district
James Johnson Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - August 13, 1826 Died
Robert L. McHatton Jacksonian December 7, 1826 - March 3, 1829
Richard M. Johnson Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 Redistricted to the 13th district
Robert P. Letcher Anti-Jacksonian August 6, 1834 - March 3, 1835 House declared new election after election was contested
James Harlan Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Simeon H. Anderson Whig March 4, 1839 - August 11, 1840 Died
John B. Thompson Whig December 7, 1840 - March 3, 1843
James W. Stone Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845
Bryan Young Whig March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1847
John B. Thompson Whig March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1851
James W. Stone Democratic March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853
Clement S. Hill Whig March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855
Joshua Jewett Democratic March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1859
John Y. Brown Democratic December 3, 1860 - March 3, 1861 Did not take seat until 2nd session because did not meet age requirement for office
Charles A. Wickliffe Unionist March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863
Robert Mallory Unionist March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865 Redistricted from the 7th district
Lovell Rousseau Unconditional Unionist March 4, 1863 - July 21, 1866 Resigned
Lovell Rousseau Unconditional Unionist December 3, 1866 - March 3, 1867 Re-elected to seat
Asa Grover Democratic March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869
Boyd Winchester Democratic March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873
Elisha Standiford Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875
Edward Y. Parsons Democratic March 4, 1875 - July 8, 1876 Died
Henry Watterson Democratic August 12, 1876 - March 3, 1877
Albert S. Willis Democratic March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1887
Asher G. Caruth Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1895
Walter Evans Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1899
Oscar Turner Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1901
Harvey S. Irwin Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1903
J. Swagar Sherley Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1919
Charles F. Ogden Republican March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1923
Maurice Thatcher Republican March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1933
District redistricted to At-large district March 4, 1933
District re-established January 3, 1935 from At-large district
William V. Gregory Democratic January 3, 1935 - October 10, 1936 Redistricted from the At-large district, Died October 10, 1936
Brent Spence Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted from the 8th district
Eugene Siler Republican January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1965 Redistricted from the 8th district
Tim Lee Carter Republican January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1981
Hal Rogers Republican January 3, 1981 - Present

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