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.
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.Continue reading