2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Bevin Plans Inaugural Worship Service

Nov 9, 2015

Kentucky Gov.-elect Matt Bevin will hold his inaugural worship service at Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort.

Bevin Names Transition Team

Nov 5, 2015

The team advising Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin includes a Brown-Forman executive, a former Supreme Court justice and a former political rival whose allies once aired ads attacking Bevin's business record.

Josh James / WUKY

With this week's dramatic gains for Republicans in statewide offices, the GOP has its sights set on the last remaining Democratic holdout in the state Capitol: the House of Representatives. The push began before Governor-Elect Matt Bevin even left the stage on election night.


When Governor-Elect Matt Bevin takes over the reins in less than two months, he’ll have the wind at his back with a formidable Republican majority in the Senate and a strong minority presence in the House.


Republican Matt Bevin pulled out a dramatic upset Tuesday night, heading up a slate of successful GOP candidates.


After months of sparring by the two leading candidates for governor and a sea of non-stop negative advertising, little has changed when it comes to the polls.


Gov. Steve Beshear stepped into the well-worn role of health reform defender earlier this week as he touted the launch of the next open enrollment for kynect, Kentucky’s celebrated health insurance exchange. But the program’s future – along with the state’s Medicaid expansion – face a fork in the road next Tuesday.

Josh James / WUKY

Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Matt Bevin clashed early and often in their final debate during KET’s Kentucky Tonight Monday.

Preschool, Vouchers Dominate Lieutenant Governor Debate

Oct 20, 2015
Lane Report

Kentucky's major party candidates for lieutenant governor bickered about education and how to pay for it during a statewide television appearance Monday night, two weeks before the election.


Kentucky’s registered voter rolls are swelling, with state  setting a new record heading into the 2016 General Election.