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NEWSFEED WEDNESDAY: Tuesday’s Elections weren’t a Win for Democrats

J Robert Smith

  • Nov. 6, 2019
  • 3 min read

In an extraordinarily close election, Democrats claimed they had won a narrow victory over the incumbent Republican in the Kentucky gubernatorial race Tuesday night.

With 100% of the precincts reporting, Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear appeared to have edged Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, 49.2% to 48.9%. The state’s Democrats declared victory, though Mr. Bevin did not concede and major news organizations did not call the race as of deadline.

The Washington Times, November 6, 2019

THE TAKE

Democrats didn’t sweep the elections. There are no harbingers for 2020. In fact, the GOP did very well where it was expected to do so. The Democrats performed where they were expected to perform.

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NEWSFEED THURSDAY: Signs Democrats are Headed for a Big 2020 Voter Backlash

J Robert Smith

  • Oct. 17, 2019
  • 3 min read

Voter backlash against the Democrat impeachment inquiry of President Trump and strong support for the president in Kentucky appear to be key factors helping Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in his re-election battle against Democrat challenger Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.

— Breitbart, October 16, 2019

THE TAKE

“It ain’t over until it’s over,” goes the cliché. Kentucky Democrat AG Andy Beshear may still beat incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin. The election is November 5. Until recently, though, many political handicappers considered Bevin a dead man walking. He was ranked by a collection of “high profile” polling firms as the least popular governor in the U.S.
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