Spoke to a quite savvy, longtime ex-Republican strategist today who pointed out that while we are all focused on Kentucky and Virginia, we aren't paying enough attention to Mississippi, where the Republican won with fewer votes than his own Lieutenant gov or any other statewider. pic.twitter.com/HiBlbqm8KQ— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) November 7, 2019
Trump said last night that if Republican Gov. Matt Bevin lost in Kentucky, 'they're going to say Trump suffered the greatest defeat in the history of the world... You can't let that happen to me!'— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 6, 2019
Bevin lost the race tonight in a major upset #KYGov pic.twitter.com/OmWQtSltdj
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway offered evidence-free claims today of voting "irregularities" in Kentucky and other Republican leaders are claiming that Gov. Matt Bevin was much further behind than polls showed https://t.co/8l5oNUUTN8— POLITICO (@politico) November 6, 2019
This would be a massive violation of free & fair elections & the rule of law. There is zero evidence of any voter fraud & nearly every other Kentucky Republican on the ballot won a landslide while GOP Gov. Matt Bevin is currently losing by several thousand votes #KYgov https://t.co/si1ziyzG2F— Stephen Wolf (@PoliticsWolf) November 6, 2019
- In Kentucky, Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear declared victory Tuesday night over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.— CNN (@CNN) November 6, 2019
- In Virginia, Democrats won majorities in both the House and Senate.
- In Mississippi, Republicans had held onto the governor's office.https://t.co/ZtTpiL6t4k
Never in history has Kentucky elected a Republican Governor to a consecutive term or to follow another Republican Gov...— Matt Bevin (@MattBevin) November 5, 2019
The reason we will make history and win re-election tonight is not because we are a “red state”, because we have always been a “blue state” by registration...
Totals show that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is behind Democrat Andy Beshear by just over 5,000 votes.— NPR (@NPR) November 6, 2019
The Republican and his campaign provided no details about election irregularities that they say took place during the race. https://t.co/qOyLzcqbe2
"A growing number of Republican lawmakers are urging Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a fellow Republican, to either provide evidence of the voting “irregularities” he has alleged or concede Tuesday’s election to Gov.-elect Andy Beshear, who defeated him by... https://t.co/H9y5YPAxg5— ProgressivePower (@OurProgressive) November 8, 2019
How Republican Gov. Matt Bevin lost teachers and lost Kentucky https://t.co/FGTl012aZt— TIME (@TIME) November 7, 2019