Kentucky gubernatorial election, 2019

Kentucky gubernatorial election, 2019

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Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent Governor

Matt Bevin
Republican



The Kentucky gubernatorial election, 2019 will be conducted on November 5 to choose the Governor of Kentucky. Primary elections will occur on May 21, 2019.[1] Incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin is eligible to run for reelection to a second term. Bevin has announced that he will run for a second term in office. Since the state's constitutional prohibition of governors serving consecutive terms was repealed in 1992, no Republican governor of Kentucky has ever been elected to consecutive terms. The only Republican to run for reelection, Ernie Fletcher, was defeated by Democrat Steve Beshear in 2007.

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Incumbent Attorney General of Kentucky Andy Beshear officially announced his candidacy on July 9, 2018. His running mate is Jacqueline Coleman, an assistant principal at Nelson County High School and political recruiter.[3][4]

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  1. ^ https://elect.ky.gov/calendar/Documents/2019%20Election%20Calendar.pdf
  2. ^ https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article213094359.html
  3. ^ "Andy Beshear kicks off Kentucky's 2019 race for governor". kentucky. Retrieved 2018-07-09.
  4. ^ http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Beshear-for-Governor-Announcement-scheduled-Monday-about-Future-of-Kentucky-487599871.html
  5. ^ a b c Wheatley, Kevin (May 6, 2017). "Way-too-early look at 2019: Four emerging as most likely Democratic gubernatorial candidates". Spectrum News Kentucky. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  6. ^ Jennings, Scott (July 28, 2016). "Fancy Farm emcee offers his preview". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  7. ^ Beam, Adam (November 12, 2018). "Kentucky House leader files to raise money for governor". Associated Press. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "Board of Directors". Find your passion. Get involved. Take the lead.
  9. ^ Desrochers, Daniel (November 14, 2018). "Democrat Rocky Adkins launches his campaign for Kentucky governor from Morehead". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  10. ^ Slaven, Janie (September 5, 2018). "Steve Beshear, Adam Edelen slated for Democrat picnic". Commonwealth Journal. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  11. ^ Harris, Jordan (July 10, 2018). "If Democrats are looking for a contender, consider Adam Edelen". Courier Journal. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  12. ^ Wheatley, Kevin (November 13, 2016). "After bruising U.S. Senate campaign, Democrats say Gray should look to Congress, constitutional offices in future". cn2. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  13. ^ Desrochers, Daniel (November 7, 2018). "What should Amy McGrath do next? 'Run for governor,' says her campaign manager". Lexington Herald Leader. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  14. ^ Bailey, Phillip (July 5, 2018). "Gov. Attica Scott? Louisville Democrat 'seriously considering' 2019 run". The Courier-Journal.

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Official campaign websites