|The Green Papers: 2015 General Election|
2015 Governor's Chairs
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|Kentucky 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2011, 2015. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms|
|Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic|
|Democratic||Governor Steven L. "Steve" Beshear
First elected: 2007; re-elected: 2011
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2015
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At Term Limit
| ||** Open Chair (no incumbent) **|
|Democratic||Attorney General John William "Jack" Conway
for Lieutenant Governor: state Representative Sannie Overly.
|Republican||Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin
for Lieutenant Governor: Jenean Hampton.
for Lieutenant Governor: Heather Curtis (his wife)
|Write-in||Blackii Effing Whyte
for Lt. Governor: Philip Jacobs
|Political Parties Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.|
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|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.
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