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Rep. Harold Rogers (R-Ky.)

  • District: 5th District, East and southeast -- Somerset, Middleboro
  • Residence: Somerset
  • Born: December 31, 1937; Barrier, Ky.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Cynthia Doyle Rogers; three children
  • Education: Western Kentucky U., attended 1956-57; U. of Kentucky, B.A. 1962; U. of Kentucky, LL.B. 1964
  • Military Service: Ky. National Guard 1956-57; N.C. National Guard 1957-58; Ky. National Guard 1958-63
  • Political Highlights: Pulaski and Rockcastle counties commonwealth attorney, 1969-80; Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, 1979; U.S. House, 1981-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1980 (17th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations - Chairman
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State Information: 5th District, East and southeast -- Somerset, Middleboro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Harold Rogers (R) 195,408 77.9%
Kenneth Stepp (D) 55,447 22.1%
2010 general Harold Rogers (R) 151,019 77.4%
Jim Holbert (D) 44,034 22.6%
2008 general Harold Rogers (R) 177,024 84.1%
Jim Holbert (I) 33,444 15.9%
2006 general Harold Rogers (R) 147,201 73.8%
Kenneth Stepp (D) 52,367 26.2%
2004 general Harold Rogers (R) 177,579 100%
2002 general Harold Rogers (R) 137,986 78.3%
Sidney Bailey-Bamer (D) 38,254 21.7%
2000 general Harold Rogers (R) 145,980 73.6%
Sidney Bailey-Bamer (D) 52,495 26.4%
1998 general Harold Rogers (R) 142,215 78.2%
Sidney Bailey-Bamer (D) 39,585 21.8%
1996 general Harold Rogers (R) 117,842 100%
Steven Maynard (D) 11  
1994 general Harold Rogers (R) 82,291 79.4%
Walter "Doc" Blevins (D) 21,318 20.6%
1992 general Harold Rogers (R) 115,255 54.6%
John Doug Hays (D) 95,760 45.4%
1990 general Harold Rogers (R) 64,660 100%
1988 general Harold Rogers (R) 104,467 100%
1986 general Harold Rogers (R) 56,760 100%
1984 general Harold Rogers (R) 125,164 76%
Sherman W. McIntosh (D) 39,783 24%
1982 general Harold Rogers (R) 52,928 65%
Doye Davenport (D) 28,285 35%
1980 general Harold Rogers (R) 112,093 68%
Ted Marcum (D) 54,027 32%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 23% Mitt Romney: 75%
2008 Barack Obama: 32% John McCain: 67%

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