2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Conway Rolls Out Jobs Plan For Kentucky

Jun 23, 2015
Associated Press

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jack Conway has released a jobs plan that includes promoting Kentucky's homegrown industries and expanding broadband access to rural areas lacking the links with high-speed Internet service.


With the governor’s race narrowed down to two Louisville-based candidates and a debate schedule that focuses almost exclusively on central Kentucky, some political observers are worried issues important to other parts of the state could get short shrift.


Republican nominee for governor Matt Bevin did not disclose his positions with two companies on his financial disclosure statement, a possible violation of state ethics laws.


While gubernatorial debate season might not have officially begun in Kentucky, the Republican and Democratic nominees have already made a joint appearance.

Josh James / WUKY

With the Republican gubernatorial primary decided, nominee Matt Bevin is working to present a united front as he embarks on his General Election campaign against Democratic nominee Jack Conway.

GOP Gubernatorial Primary Results Unaffected By Recanvass

May 28, 2015

The Kentucky Secretary of State's office is reviewing recanvassing reports from all of the state's 120 counties and so far has found no changes in the Republican primary for governor.

Primary Recanvass Underway in Kentucky

May 28, 2015

State election officials have begun reviewing the results of Kentucky's close Republican primary for governor.  County boards of elections in eastern time zones began reviewing totals from electronic voting machines and absentee ballots at 9 a.m. Counties in the central time zone will begin at 10 a.m. EDT.

Comer Asks For Recanvass

May 20, 2015

Republican James Comer has officially requested a review of Kentucky's election results after initial tallies showed him in second place by just 83 votes.

Ky. Primary Turnout Exceeds Expectations

May 19, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @kentucky.com

Turnout for Kentucky's primary election surpassed the secretary of state's original projection and reached more than 12 1/2 percent by the time most of the votes were counted.


It was all eyes on the Republican gubernatorial race Tuesday night, as Kentucky voters finally had their say in the contentious and increasingly combative contest for the nomination.