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Kentucky is a southeastern state bounded by the Ohio River in the north and the Appalachian Mountains in the east, with Frankfort the state capital. The state's largest city, Louisville, is home to the Kentucky Derby, the renowned horse race held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. The race is preceded by a 2-week festival and celebrated in the Kentucky Derby Museum year-round.
Capital: Frankfort


Governor: Matt Bevin (R)      
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Matthew Griswold Bevin is an American businessman and politician who currently serves as the 62nd governor of Kentucky. He is the third Republican elected governor of Kentucky since World War II, after Ernie Fletcher and Louie B. Nunn.
Born: January 9, 1967 (age 51), Shelburne, NH
Office: Governor of Kentucky since 2015
Years of service: 1989–1993
Spouse: Glenna Bevin (m. 1996)
Children: Brittiney Bevin, Grace Bevin, Isaac Bevin, Sophia Bevin,
Lieutenant: Jenean Hampton

Attorney general: Andy Beshear (D)   Contact
Andrew Graham Beshear is an American lawyer and politician serving as the 50th and current Attorney General of Kentucky. He is a member of the Democratic Party. His father, Steve Beshear, served as the 61st Governor of Kentucky from 2007 to 2015.
Born: November 29, 1977 (age 40), Louisville, KY
Governor: Matt Bevin
Office: Attorney General of Kentucky since 2016
Education: Vanderbilt University
Political party: Democratic Party
Parents: Steve Beshear, Jane Beshear


Senators::

Rand Paul (R),  
(202) 224-4343  Contact:

Randal Howard Paul is an American politician and physician serving as the junior United States Senator from Kentucky since 2011 alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He is the son of former U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas.
Born: January 7, 1963 (age 55), Pittsburgh, PA
Height: 5′ 8″
Spouse: Kelley Paul (m. 1990)
Office: Senator (R-KY) since 2011
Parents: Ron Paul, Carol Wells
Education: Duke University School of Medicine (1984–1988), Baylor University (1981–1984), Duke University

Mitch McConnell (R)
 (502) 582-6304  Contact        
Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. is an American politician who has served as the senior United States Senator from Kentucky since 1985. A member of the Republican Party, he has additionally served as the Senate Majority Leader since January 3, 2015.
Born: February 20, 1942 (age 75), Sheffield, Alabama
Office: Senator (Republican-KY) since 2015
Spouse: Elaine Chao (m. 1993), Sherrill Redmon (married  1968–1980)
Previous offices: Jefferson County Judge/Executive (1977–1984), United States Assistant Attorney General (1975–1975)
Children: Elly McConnell, Claire McConnell, Porter McConnell

Representatives:
 Thomas Massie, (R)  
(202) 225-3465   Contact
 
Thomas Harold Massie is an American engineer and politician who has been the United States Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district since 2012. Massie was Judge-Executive of Lewis County, Kentucky, from 2011 to 2012.
Born: January 13, 1971 (age 47), Huntington, WV
Nationality: American
Office: Representative (KY 4th District) since 2012
Spouse: Rhonda Massie (m. 1993)
Children: 4
Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1993)

 Hal Rogers (R),    
 (202) 225-4601   Contact
Harold Dallas Rogers is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district, serving since 1981. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is the dean of the Kentucky congressional delegation.
Born: December 31, 1937 (age 80), Barrier, KY
Office: Representative (R-KY 5th District) since 1981
Years of service: 1956–1964
Education: University of Kentucky (1964), University of Kentucky (1962), Western Kentucky University (1956–1957)
Spouse: Cynthia Doyle (m. 1999), Shirley Rogers (m. 1958–1995)
Children: Anthony Rogers, Allison Rogers, John Rogers

Andy Barr, (R)    
(202) 225-4706    Contact
Garland Hale "Andy" Barr IV is an American politician and lawyer who has served as the United States Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district since 2013.
Born: July 24, 1973 (age 44), Lexington, KY
Office: Representative (KY 6th District) since 2013
Spouse: Eleanor Carol Leavell (m. 2008)
Education: University of Kentucky College of Law (2001), University of Virginia (1996)
Children: Mary Clay Barr, Eleanor Dumont Barr
Siblings: Emily

John Yarmuth (D),  
(202) 225-5401  Contact
John Allan Yarmuth is an American Democratic politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district since 2007. His district encompasses the vast majority of Louisville Metro.
Born: November 4, 1947 (age 70), Louisville, KY
Office: Representative (D-KY 3rd District) since 2007
Spouse: Catherine Yarmuth
Education: Georgetown Law (1971–1972), Yale University (1969), Atherton High School
Siblings: Robert Yarmuth
Children: Aaron Yarmuth

 Brett Guthrie (R)
  (202) 225-3501  Contact
Steven Brett Guthrie is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Located in central Kentucky, the district covers Fort Knox, Owensboro, Kentucky, Bowling Green and Danville. He has served in that role since 2009.
Born: February 18, 1964 (age 53), Florence, AL
Office: Representative (R-KY 2nd District) since 2009
Years of service: 1987–1990
Spouse: Beth Guthrie
Education: Yale University (1997), United States Military Academy (1987), Yale School of Management
Children: Elizabeth Guthrie, Caroline Guthrie, Robby Guthrie

1st    Comer, James    R    (202) 225-3115        * Agriculture    * Oversight and Government Reform    * Small Business

2nd    Guthrie, S. Brett    R  (202) 225-3501        * Education and the Workforce    * Energy and Commerce

3rd    Yarmuth, John A.    D  (202) 225-5401        * Budget

4th    Massie, Thomas    R    (202) 225-3465        * Oversight and Government Reform    * Transportation and Infrastructure    * Science, Space, and Technology

5th    Rogers, Harold    R  (202) 225-4601        * Appropriations

6th    Barr, Andy    R    (202) 225-4706        * Financial Services



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