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

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: James Comer (Rep)


Strong Rep
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
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)


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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District KY-01 Data Card
KY-01 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 50% Female 49.3% Male
50.7 Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 87% 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 Home 3.6% 5.1% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 83.9% 85.7% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 15.7% 23.5% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $22,856 $26,046 $31,128
Median Age 40.2 38.7 37.9
Population 717,739 4436974 325.7 mil
Square Miles 12,082.40 39485.1 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 159.40 1112.4 185.8
People per Household 2.5 2.5 2.7
Foreign Born 1.6% 3.5% 13.5%
Veteran 8.2% 8.0% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 13.4% 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
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 23.9 72.4 -48.5
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 32.1 66.4 -34.3
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 36.9 61.6 -24.7

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 27.3 72.6 -45.3
2014 26.9 73.1 -46.2
2012 30.4 69.6 -39.2

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2
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