2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Associated Press

Matt Bevin turned Kentucky's famous political circus on its head on Saturday by ignoring his Democratic opponent and saving his jabs for the event itself.


Thursday’s Kentucky Farm Bureau forum with the Republican and Democratic nominees for governor saw some of the most heated exchanges between the two candidates yet, but it could be a mere preview of what’s to come when the pair appear at the Fancy Farm picnic next week.

Bevin, Conway Highlight Farming Roots In Forum

Jul 23, 2015

Kentucky's major party candidates for governor sought to shed their big-city backgrounds and highlight their small town roots in a forum before the Kentucky Farm Bureau on Thursday.

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Arguments over the effectiveness of pre-K education programs in the state could be front and center in a state House K-12 budget subcommittee next year.

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.