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Elections 2020

Republican James Comer

James Comer Jr. is a (b. August 19, 1972, in Carthage, TN) Republican member of the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Kentucky. Comer was first elected to this seat in 2016. He is seeking reelection to his current seat. In 2018, Comer won reelection defeating Paul Walker (D)  (Comer – 68.6%; Walker – 31.4%).  He earned a B.S. from Western Kentucky University. He previously served as a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from 2001 to 2012. Comer was the Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture from 2012 to 2016. He is a business person and a farmer by profession.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Kentucky District 01
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Kentucky District 01
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Kentucky District 01
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: June 23rd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: Kentucky
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Kentucky District 01
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: June 23, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H6KY01110
FEC Committee ID: C00588764

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$18500.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution:$0
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions:$18500.0
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$71500.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$97600.0
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$91358.31

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$0
Total Disbursements:$47875.13

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand:$0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-15T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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