alert

Results are taking longer this year in some states due to increased mail-in voting. View details

Kentucky

8 electoral votes

LIVE:

Trump (R) has won. An estimated 99 percent of votes have been counted.

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
36.2%
772,474
Check
Trump
62.1%
1,326,646
Illustration of Donald Trump

U.S. Senate

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) is projected to defeat Amy McGrath (D) and leads by 416,890 votes.

VotesPct.
McConnellGOP
Check
1,233,074
57.8%
McGrathDEM816,184
38.2

Kentucky has six U.S. House races. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates 99% of votes cast have been counted here.

100%

Polls closed (3 months ago)

Now

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Nov 24, 2020 at 8:16 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won Kentucky by a margin of 29.8 points, adding eight electoral college votes to his total.

Louisville

Bowling Green

Frankfort

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
Check
Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
1,326,64662.1%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
772,47436.2
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
26,2341.2
Kanye West West IND
6,4830.3
Brock Pierce Pierce IND
3,5990.2
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
1,3320.1
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Mitch McConnell (R) is running against Amy McGrath (D). McConnell has represented Kentucky in the Senate since 1985. The state's other Senate seat is held by Rand Paul (R).

Louisville

Bowling Green

Frankfort

LEAD/WON

McConnell

McGrath

CandidateVotes Pct.
Check
Mitch McConnell *McConnell *GOP
1,233,07457.8%
Amy McGrath McGrath DEM
816,18438.2
Brad Barron Barron LIB
85,3484.0
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
610.0
An estimated 98% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Louisville

Bowling Green

Frankfort

LEAD/WON

Democrat

Republican

Seat

Current leader

* Incumbent

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.