Is a Democrat really the favorite in the Kentucky governor race?

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
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Elections, Gubernatorial Races, Kentucky, Andy Beshear
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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is entering his reelection contest in a rare position for a red state Democrat: the frontrunner.

It is a remarkable chain of events for Beshear, the son of a popular former governor who upset then-Republican Gov. Matt Bevin by just 5,000 votes in 2019. Beshear is riding into his reelection bid with sky high popularity, not just for a Democratic governor in a state that Donald Trump carried by nearly 26 points in 2020, but for any governor generally.

Republicans believe Beshear is beatable, but they...

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