2018 House Race: Kentucky District: KY-01 ( Paul Walker v James Comer )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Strong Rep
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 09-10-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 01/30/2018
Primaries: 05/22/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Paul Walker
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Paul Walker (Share of Vote: 74.60% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Alonzo Pennington (Share of Vote: 25.40% )


Incumbent

Rep Incumbent

Republican Candidate
James Comer
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: James Comer (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


Pundit Opinions

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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District KY-01 Data Card
KY-01 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender50% Female49.3% Male
50.7 Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity87% White
8% African American
3% Hispanic
85.0% White/Caucasian
8.3% Black/African American
3.0% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home3.6%5.1%21.1%
High School Grad Rate83.9%85.7%87.5%
College Grad Rate15.7%23.5%31.3%
Per Capita Income$22,856$26,046$31,128
Median Age40.238.737.9
Population717,7394436974325.7 mil
Square Miles12,082.4039485.13,796,742
Population per SqMi159.401112.4185.8
People per Household2.52.52.7
Foreign Born1.6%3.5%13.5%
Veteran8.2%8.0%7.4%
Geographic Mobility13.4%15.7%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
KY-01 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201623.972.4-48.5
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201232.166.4-34.3
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200836.961.6-24.7

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201627.372.6-45.3
201426.973.1-46.2
201230.469.6-39.2

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2