May 21, 2019

Kentucky gubernatorial race: Trump-backed Gov. Bevin to face Beshear

  Kentucky governor Matt Bevin speaks to guests during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is set to face off against state Attorney General Andy Beshear (D) on Nov. 5, after the pair won their parties' nominations Tuesday night.

Details: President Trump congratulated Bevin, saying he's "doing a fantastic job." Bevin only won 1 out of every 2 Republican votes after 3 GOP opponents challenged him, WKYT reports.

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