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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%
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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