Ben Nolan (D)


3 Ashmore Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601​


Phone:  270.485.3617

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Candidates for House District 56 include one Republican, the incumbent Rep. Dan Fister. Two candidates filed for House District 56: Ben Nolan, of Frankfort; and Grayson Vandegrift, of Midway. Because there is only one Republican candidate, the seat is uncontested in the Republican primary. The Democratic winner of the May 17, 2022 primary election will run against Rep. Dan Fister, the incumbent. 

Candidates for House District 56

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Kentucky House District 56

​Kentucky's House District 56.  The Kentucky House of Representatives is the lower house of the Kentucky General Assembly.  Composed of 100 Representatives, members are elected from single-member districts throughout the Commonwealth. Not more than two counties can be joined to form a House district, except when necessary to preserve the principle of equal representation.

A member of Kentucky's House of Representatives must be at least 24 years old, a citizen of Kentucky, and must have lived in the state for at least two years and in the district for one year prior to election. Representatives are elected for two-year terms, with no term limits. The entire House is elected every two years.

House District 56 (HD 56) was changed by the 2022 General Assembly through the redistricting legislation.  Previously, HD 56 included Woodford and parts of both Franklin and Fayette Counties. However, currently, District 56 includes Woodford County and a larger portion of Franklin County, as well as portions of Jessamine County to the south.

In Franklin County, the western boundary of HD 56 is mostly defined by the Kentucky River, then dropping down to include parts of the eastern precincts of Frankfort. Further south, the district is bounded again by the Kentucky River to the west, before it moves into Jessamine County, picking up several precincts in the northwestern part of Jessamine County. The district borders Fayette County and Scott County, on the eastern side.

Grayson Vandegrift

Democratic Candidate for

House District 56

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Dan Fister for State Representative

Daniel A. Fister (R)


​Dan Fister for State Representative

​P.O. Box 465
Versailles, KY 40383


Phone: 502.564.8100 (Legislative office)

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​Kentucky House District 56

Daniel A. Fister

Republican Candidate for

House District 56

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Grayson Vandegrift (D)


Grayson Vandegrift for KY State Representative - 56th District
P.O. Box 3743, Midway, KY 4034


Phone:  859.361.6320

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Ben Nolan

Democratic Candidate for

House District 56

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