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Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.)

  • District: 3rd District, Louisville Metro
  • Residence: Louisville
  • Born: November 4, 1947; Louisville, Ky.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Wife, Cathy Yarmuth; one child
  • Education: Yale U., B.A. 1969 (American studies); Georgetown U. Law School, attended 1971-72
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Republican nominee for Louisville Board of Alderman, 1975; Republican nominee for Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, 1981; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Energy & Commerce
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State Information: 3rd District, Louisville Metro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Yarmuth (D) 206,385 64%
Brooks Wicker (R) 111,452 34.5%
Bob DeVore (I) 4,819 1.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 56% Mitt Romney: 43%
2008 Barack Obama: 56% John McCain: 43%




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