Gubernatorial elections

Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear answers questions during an interview in the State Reception Room at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 22, 2019 - 3:04 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear said Friday that he won in the red state of Kentucky by distancing himself from national politics and connecting with voters desperate for leaders focused more on their needs and less on “the 24-hour cable news cycle.” Beshear, who narrowly...
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards talks to media at his campaign office in Shreveport, La., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Edwards, a Democrat, was campaigning in the same metropolitan area his Republican challenger, Eddie Rispone, will be holding a campaign rally with President Donald Trump later in the evening. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 16, 2019 - 10:55 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the Louisiana governor’s election (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will keep his job as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor, in a blow to President Donald Trump, who tried to boost his opponent. On Saturday, voters narrowly...
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards talks to media at his campaign office in Shreveport, La., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Edwards, a Democrat, was campaigning in the same metropolitan area his Republican challenger, Eddie Rispone, will be holding a campaign rally with President Donald Trump later in the evening. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 16, 2019 - 4:39 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump desperately wants returned to Republicans. Trump has made the runoff election...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the CenturyLink Center, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Bossier City, La. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 15, 2019 - 4:38 am
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump said the impeachment probe has been “very hard” on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor’s mansion in deep-red Louisiana. Speaking in friendly territory in a state he carried in 2016 by 20 percentage points,...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the CenturyLink Center, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Bossier City, La. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 14, 2019 - 8:54 pm
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Louisiana (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is urging Louisiana rallygoers to vote on Saturday in the state’s governor’s race to send a message to Democrats in Washington. Democrat John Bel Edwards is vying for a...
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Republican Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks with reporters as he conceded the gubernatorial race to democrat Andy Beshear in Frankfort, Ky., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 14, 2019 - 6:04 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government in a GOP stronghold. Bevin, an ally of President Donald Trump, made the dramatic...
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Jon Huntsman Jr. and his wife Mary Kaye talk with employees and clients at KKOS Lawyers and K&E CPAs in their offices in Cedar City, Utah, shortly after announcing that he is running for a third term as Utah's governor Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)
November 14, 2019 - 2:27 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. announced Thursday that he will try to reclaim his old job as Utah governor. The Republican kicked off his campaign with a swing through southern Utah, reintroducing himself to voters far from capital in Salt Lake City, where...
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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin discusses the upcoming recanvass of the Governor's race in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 13, 2019 - 8:26 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could face a legacy-defining decision when the vote totals from the Kentucky governor’s race are double-checked Thursday — concede to Democrat Andy Beshear or contest last week’s election in a historic move that could put the outcome in the hands of...
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FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Florida Govenor-elect Ron DeSantis, right, answers questions from reporters, with his wife Casey, after being declared the winner of the Florida gubernatorial race at an election party, in Orlando, Fla. Standing behind Casey DeSantis is Lev Parnas. Parnas and his associate Igor Furman are facing federal charges in connection to efforts by President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation agains Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
October 15, 2019 - 10:48 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida businessmen who are tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and now face federal criminal charges were photographed with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photographs taken by a photographer on assignment for The Associated Press show Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman at...
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
October 13, 2019 - 12:53 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election. The incumbent's inability to top 50% of the vote in...
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