Gubernatorial elections

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announces his intent to call for a recanvass of the voting results from Tuesday's gubernatorial elections during a press conference at the Governor's Mansion in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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November 07, 2019 - 5:31 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to take office. Beshear, the state's attorney general, said he's...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Monroe Civic Center, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Monroe, La. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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November 06, 2019 - 9:39 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Louisiana (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is talking optimistically about the 2020 elections, despite the warning signs for Republicans that came out of Kentucky, Virginia and elsewhere Tuesday. Trump is...
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November 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the tally of votes in Kentucky's race for governor drew to a close late Tuesday night, Democrat Andy Beshear held a lead of a few thousand votes over Republican incumbent Matthew Bevin out of more than 1.4 million votes counted. Beshear declared victory and Democrats celebrated...
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Kentucky Attorney General and democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear studies his ballot at the Knights of Columbus polling location Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. Kentucky's voters are now deciding the political grudge match between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Beshear. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
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November 06, 2019 - 2:37 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The hotly contested governor's race in Kentucky was too close to call Tuesday night, with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear holding a narrow lead — and declaring victory — over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. With 100% of precincts reporting, the tenacious Beshear — son of...
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Republican Gov.-elect Tate Reeves addresses his supporters at a state GOP election night event, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Reeves defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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November 06, 2019 - 1:15 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republicans strengthened their dominance in Mississippi by keeping the governorship and picking up the last remaining statewide office that has been held by a Democrat. Second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood in the...
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FILE - This combination image of Oct. 10, 2019, file photos shows Democratic State Attorney General Jim Hood, left, and Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves during the first televised gubernatorial debate at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. The Democratic nominee for governor, Hood, is in his fourth as attorney general. The Republican nominee for governor, Reeves, is in his second term as lieutenant governor. They are on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 5, along with two lesser-known candidates. The winner will succeed Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, who is limited by state law to two terms. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
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November 05, 2019 - 6:21 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's most competitive governor's race in years was in the hands of voters Tuesday as Attorney General Jim Hood sought to become the second Democratic governor in the Deep South. He's facing Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who got campaign help from both President...
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Louisiana's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone greets supporters and talks to media on a campaign stop at New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, La., Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Rispone says a radio ad linking him and President Donald Trump to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is "disgusting." Rispone is blaming Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards for the advertising by the New Orleans-based Black Organization for Leadership Development. There's no evidence Edwards is connected to the effort. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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November 04, 2019 - 3:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone said a radio ad linking him and President Donald Trump to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is "disgusting," and he's using it to rally support from pro-Trump voters. Rispone blamed Democratic incumbent John...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, left, accompanied by President Donald Trump, speaks at a rally at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Mississippi the day before the state’s election to campaign for the Republican nominee for governor. Pence and second-term Lt. Gov. Reeves are set to appear at a rally Monday, Nov. 4, at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
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November 04, 2019 - 12:16 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds have filed into a convention hall on Mississippi's Gulf Coast to hear Vice President Mike Pence campaign for the Republican nominee for governor. Pence and Tate Reeves, currently the lieutenant governor, are appearing Monday at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 file photo, Sheree Paolello of WLWT moderates the final gubernatorial debate between Democratic candidate Andy Beshear, center, and Gov. Matt Bevin in Highland Heights, Ky. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)
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November 03, 2019 - 11:47 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In basketball-crazy Kentucky, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection bid should have been a slam dunk, with a strong economy and an electorate trending hard toward the GOP in recent years. But a series of misplays has damaged the acerbic businessman-turned-politician's...
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President Donald Trump arrives at a rally at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss., Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, to attend a rally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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November 01, 2019 - 10:04 pm
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats in the House for their vote this week formalizing the impeachment inquiry into his conduct, calling it "an attack on democracy itself." Democrats are "disgracing themselves and bringing shame upon the House of...
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