Andy Beshear

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Incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has won a closer-than-expected primary election and will face Attorney General Andy Beshear during this year’s race to be Kentucky’s next governor.

Liam Niemeyer / WKMS

Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis — Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Kentucky Primary Election is on May 21 and voters will head to the polls to choose their top party candidates for the state's constitutional offices, including Governor, Attorney General and Secretary of State. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear stopped by WKMS this week to speak with Matt Markgraf about his top priorities, big issues and what sets him apart from the other candidates.

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A group with ties to Adam Edelen has unleashed the first TV attack ad in Kentucky's Democratic primary for governor. The ad says Andy Beshear benefited from deep-pocketed corporate donors including the manufacturer of the powerful painkiller OxyContin.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a lawsuit to block subpoenas issued by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration as part of an investigation into teacher sickouts.

Liam Niemeyer / WKMS News

  Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear called on state Democrats at a meet-and-greet dinner in Hopkins County to not attack one another ahead of primary elections, echoing an earlier request by his son who’s running for governor.


Beshear’s request for positive campaigning comes during a tightening primary race for governor between his son, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, state representative Rocky Adkins and former state auditor Adam Edelen.


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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he’ll take Gov. Matt Bevin to court if he doesn’t rescind subpoenas for information about teachers who participated in protests in Frankfort last month.

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Kentucky's Supreme Court has heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Matt Bevin's executive action overhauling several state boards that oversee public education.

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

The Kentucky Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether the governor can cancel a contract awarded by the state attorney general.

Ryland Barton

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is laying out his priorities for the current legislative session.