2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

AP (Timothy D. Easley)

Monday GOP gubernatorial contender and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer detailed his healthcare recommendations for Kentucky, the first pillar of a five-point plan to be released in the coming weeks.

Bevin Would Eliminate Kentucky's Medicaid Expansion

Feb 23, 2015

Republican candidate for governor Matt Bevin said he would undo the expansion of the state's Medicaid system, a move that would take away health insurance from nearly 400,000 people.

Candidate For Lieutenant Governor Facing Harassment Charge

Feb 16, 2015

A published report says a candidate for lieutenant governor is facing a harassment charge in Jefferson County.  The Courier-Journal reports Johnathan Masters, who is on a Democratic ticket with retired state engineer Geoff Young, had a pretrial hearing last week on the charge.

Democrats Embrace Beshear Ahead Of November Elections

Feb 10, 2015
Kentucky Democratic Party

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear rallied with five Democratic candidates for statewide office on Monday ahead of the November general elections.

The four big name candidates vying for the Republican nomination for governor in 2015 have their work cut out for them according to a new poll by Remington Research Group.

Tea Partier Matt Bevin Files To Run For Governor

Jan 27, 2015
Matt Bevin For Governor

Former U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin has filed to run in the Republican primary for Kentucky governor.  Bevin, a Louisville businessman, said in a statement Tuesday that his running mate, Jenean Hampton, would be the first black female lieutenant governor in Kentucky history.

Josh James / WUKY

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes officially announced her bid for reelection to the office Monday.

Heiner Third Republican Candidate To File For Governor

Jan 26, 2015
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Hal Heiner has officially filed to seek the Republican nomination for governor.  Heiner and running mate KC Crosbie filed their paperwork at the Secretary of State's office Monday morning.

GOP Candidates Mostly Agree At Gubernatorial Forum

Jan 23, 2015

Kentucky's Republican candidates for governor found little to disagree with during their first joint appearance of the 2015 election cycle.

Comer Files For Kentucky Governor

Jan 22, 2015

Republican James Comer has officially filed to run for governor.  The first-term agriculture commissioner has been raising money since September along with running mate state Sen. Chris McDaniel from northern Kentucky.   But Thursday marked the official start of his 2015 campaign.