Population: Approx 700,000
2013 Registered Voters: 510,329
38 Years In Office
218,017 Kentucky Residents Voted in the 2018 General Election for Fifth Congressional District
221,242 Kentucky Residents Voted in the 2016 General Election for Fifth Congressional District.
Hal Rogers 172,093; Ken Stepp 45,890; Billy Ray Wilson 34
Next Election: November 3, 2020
The rural district is known for being one of the most impoverished districts in the nation and, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, it has the largest percentage of Whites/Caucasians in the nation. New industries such as batteries, drone technology, horticulture and tourism are the focus since the decline of coal. Congressman Rogers is Dean of the Kentucky delegation.