Trump Lifts Matt Bevin in Kentucky But Governor’s Race Too Close to Call – Bevin Ranked the Least Popular Governor in the US
In July Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin was ranked the least popular governor in the United States.
Bevin had a 32% approval rating in July and a 56% disapproval rating.
On Monday President Trump campaigned for Matt Bevin in Kentucky a state Trump won by 30%.
Trump lifted Bevin to 48% of the vote.
On Tuesday Matt Bevin lost the governor’s race to Democrat Andy Beshear in a tight race.
95.76% Precincts Reporting
Andy Beshear (D) 685,143 (49.45%)
Matt Bevin (R) 673,070 (48.58%)
John Hicks (Lib) 27,250 (1.97%)
— WKYT (@WKYT) November 6, 2019
Obviously, we will hear about this race for the next twelve months.
UPDATE– Actually the race has not been called yet.
— Angenette Levy (@Angenette5) November 6, 2019
UPDATE– Beshear wins.
— Jennifer Palumbo (@JenNimePalumbo) November 6, 2019
UPDATE: The AP reversed their decision and now say the race is too close to call.