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Analysis: Rural Voters Contributed to Kentucky Democrat’s Victory

Kentucky’s Democratic Governor Elect Andy Beshear built big leads with voters in the state’s largest cities, but his improved performance with rural voters was an essential part of his 5,000-vote victory over incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin. Turnout was up in all areas of the state. Thanks to energies unleashed by Trump’s 2016 election, almost […]