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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.)

District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Ky. Senate, 1999-2009; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-present
Born: Feb. 18, 1964; Florence, Ala.
Residence: Bowling Green
Religion: Church of Christ
Family: Wife, Beth Guthrie; three children
Education: U.S. Military Academy, B.S. 1987; Yale U., M.P.P.M 1997
Military Service: Army, 1987-90; Army Reserve, 1990-2002
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Higher Education & Workforce Training); Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Health)

Election History
2014generalBrett Guthrie (R) 156,93669.2
Ron Leach (D) 69,89830.8
2012generalBrett Guthrie (R) 181,50864.3
David Williams (D) 89,54131.7
Andrew Beacham (I) 6,3042.2
Craig Astor (LIBERT) 4,9141.7
2010generalBrett Guthrie (R) 155,90667.9
Ed Marksberry (D) 73,74932.1
2008generalBrett Guthrie (R) 158,93652.6
David Boswell (D) 143,37947.4
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Kentucky is 22nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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