Kentucky's United States Senator

​Together Frankfort

​Re-elected to the U.S. Senate


Mitch McConnell (incumbent)

Louisville, KY


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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 ran for re-election on November 3, 2020 against Democratic challenger, Amy McGrath, and Independent. McConnell was re-elected.


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 appointment to federal office, federal judicial nominations, and

  • Ratify treaties negotiated by the executive branch with foreign nations.