Candidates for the Office of Kentucky's United States Senator
The U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 3, requires that a U.S. Senator be at least 30 years old, a U.S. citizen for at least 9 years, & resident of the state from which they are elected at the time they are elected. Each state elects 2 Senators, who each serve a term of 6 years. No limits are placed on the number of terms that a United States Senator can serve.
Kentucky's senators are:
Senator Mitch McConnell, elected in 1984 & re-elected 5 times for a total of 30 years, is the longest-serving U.S. senator for Kentucky in history, & the longest-serving leader of U.S. Senate Republicans in history. He is running for re-election in 2020.
Senator Rand Paul. elected to the U.S. Senate in 2011, was re-elected in 2016.
The Constitution places upon the Senate, but not the House:
Responsibility for confirming nominations of individuals for appointive federal office, federal judicial nominations, and
Ratify treaties negotiated by the executive branch with foreign nations.
Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate
Candidate for U.S. Senate Mitch McConnell (incumbent)
Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate
Candidate for U.S. Senate Amy McGrath; Photo Source: Candidate Facebook page.