2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

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. 


Former Louisville city councilman Hal Heiner is conceding in Kentucky's Republican primary for governor.

Conway, Grimes Sail To Nominations

May 19, 2015

Attorney General Jack Conway has easily won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky governor.


Allegations of past abuse leveled at GOP gubernatorial contender James Comer and questions surrounding possible involvement by members of the Hal Heiner campaign have created an opening for Matt Bevin in the final two weeks of the primary.

Josh James / WUKY

GOP gubernatorial hopeful James Comer struck a defiant tone Tuesday addressing allegations that he abused a college girlfriend.

With only two weeks left in the gubernatorial primary season our political blogger Ken Kurtz predicts which candidates will make it  to the winner's circle.  One's pretty much a safe bet, the other?

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Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer is proposing an earned-income tax credit to reduce the tax burden on many Kentucky families.

Josh James / WUKY

GOP gubernatorial hopeful James Comer unveiled a higher education plan Thursday he says would slash tuition costs by 50 percent for many students at the state’s flagship universities.