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United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 6 is a district of the United States Congress in central Kentucky. It contains the city of Lexington and its suburbs, the city of Danville, and Frankfort, the state capital. The district is represented in the 109th United States Congress by Ben Chandler (D). Recent representative from the district include Ernie Fletcher (1999-2003), Scotty Baesler (1993-1999), and Larry Hopkins (1979-1993). Image File history File links United_States_House_of_Representatives,_Kentucky_District_6_map. ... Image File history File links United_States_House_of_Representatives,_Kentucky_District_6_map. ... Congressional districts for representation in the United States House of Representatives are determined after each census. ... Seal of the Congress. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Lexington, Kentucky is the Horse Capital of the World, located in the heart of the Bluegrass. ... Danville is a city located in Boyle County, Kentucky. ... Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ... List of capitals of subnational entities covers currently the following national entities: #A-C: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Peoples Republic of China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, #D-F: Denmark, Finland, France, #G-L: Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Ireland, Japan... The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... Rep. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Ernest Lee Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) has served as governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 2003. ... Henry Scott Baesler (1941-) is a Democratic politician and former Representative from Kentucky. ... Larry Hopkins represented Kentuckys Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. ...


The district leans Republican, though the congressional office is historically safe for the incumbent. In 2006, Ben Chandler faces Libertarian Paul Ard. Rep. ... The Libertarian Party is an American political party founded in 1971. ...

Kentucky's congressional districts
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The 7th - 13th districts are obsolete
See also: Current Kentucky delegation - Past & present Kentucky delegations - Kentucky government category
United States congressional districts - Congressional apportionment - Redistricting - Gerrymandering

 
 

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