1st District http://wkms.org en Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat http://wkms.org/post/whitfield-vs-hatchett-congressional-seat <p>Benton Kentucky’s Charles Hatchett ran against Ed Whitfield in 2010 for Kentucky’s 1<sup>st</sup> District seat in the House of Representatives. After only receiving 29 percent of the vote in that contest, he’s challenging the Congressman again, believing that the district needs a blue-collar representative to voice the concerns of the people. But, beating an incumbent isn’t easy—especially one that has held a Congressional seat since 1994. Casey Northcutt explores the difficulties Hatchett and other challengers like him face in political races.</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:37:07 +0000 Casey Northcutt 22418 at http://wkms.org Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat