Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear won reelection to a second term, using his stewardship over economic growth and handling of disasters to secure victory over Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron.
Beshear’s campaign focused on state issues, as Kentucky benefitted greatly from federal pandemic and infrastructure funding.
The outcome reflects increasing voter approval in Kentucky, with Republicans holding supermajorities in the legislature and dominating the congressional delegation. (Trending: Donald Trump Loses His Cool At High-Stakes $250 Million Trial)
Former President Trump blamed Republicans’ defeat in the Kentucky governor’s race on “the stench” of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. MORE: pic.twitter.com/Dav0n1E1V2
— NEWSMAX (@NEWSMAX) November 9, 2023
Donald Trump blamed Mitch McConnell for Cameron’s loss.
“Daniel Cameron lost because he couldn’t alleviate the stench of Mitch McConnell,” Trump stated.
“I told him early that’s a big burden to overcome. McConnell and Romney are Kryptonite for Republican Candidates.” (Trending: Federal Court Rules Against Gun Owners)
“I moved him up 25 Points, but the McConnell relationship was ‘too much to bear.’ Tate Reeves, on the other hand, surged to a win for Governor in Mississippi after my involvement. Congratulations to Tate!”
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