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Rep. Edward Whitfield (R-Ky.)

  • District: 1st District, West -- Hopkinsville, Henderson, Paducah
  • Residence: Hopkinsville
  • Born: May 25, 1943; Hopkinsville, Ky.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Constance Harriman Whitfield; one child
  • Education: U. of Kentucky, B.S. 1965 (business); Wesley Theological Seminary, attended 1966; U. of Kentucky, J.D. 1969
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1967-73
  • Political Highlights: Ky. House, 1974-75 (served as a Democrat); U.S. House, 1995-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Energy & Power - Chairman; Environment & the Economy; Health)
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State Information: 1st District, West -- Hopkinsville, Henderson, Paducah

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Edward Whitfield (R) 199,956 69.6%
Charles Hatchett (D) 87,199 30.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 32% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%

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