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Matt Bevin makes it six in race for governor

Update: 4:29pmCT. It's now five, Geoffrey M."Geoff" Young withdrew as candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor
Deadline to file was today, Tuesday, 27, 2015 story

Matt Bevin has filed today, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, for the Republican nomination for Governor, making the race for the GOP nomination a four-way competition, according to the Secretary of State's "Candidate filings with the Office of Secretary of State," part of Candidate Filings with the Office of the Secretary of State .

Bevin chose as his running mate Jenean Hampton of Bowling Green.

Already in the race GOP race were:
  • James R. Comer of Tompkinsville, KY with Chris McDaniel of Taylor Mill for lieutenant governor
  • Hal Heiner of Louisville, who is running with K.C. Crosbie of Lexington
  • and Will T. Scott of Pikeville, whose running mate is Rodney Coffey of Frenchburg
On the Democratic side, at 2:09pmCT/3:09pmET, candidates are:
  • Attorney General Jack Conway running with Sannie Overly, who is, like Conway, a Louisvillian
  • (Withdrew 27 Jan 2015) 0Geoffrey M."Geoff" Young, Lexington, KY, running Johnathon D. Masters, Hudson, KY
The deadline for filing at the Secretary of State's office is 3pmET/4pmCT.

This story was posted on 2015-01-27 13:59:46
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