The Kentucky gubernatorial election, 2019 will be conducted on November 5 to choose the Governor of Kentucky. Primary elections will occur on May, 21, 2019. Incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin is eligible to run for reelection to a second term. Bevin has announced that he will run for a second term in office.
Andy Beshear the current Attorney General of Kentucky has announced he will seek the democratic nomination for Governor. Beshear is the son of Steve Beshear the governor previous to Matt Bevin. If Matt Bevin is re-elected he will become the first Republican to be re-elected governor in Kentucky’s history. No Republican has ever been elected to consecutive terms.