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KET Election Coverage

Election 2015

Primary 2015: Watch a gallery of candidates' victory and concession speeches from the 2015 Kentucky primary election for governor. At the time of the speeches on May 19, GOP candidate Matt Bevin led opponent James Comer by only 83 votes.

Primary 2015 videos of candidate speeches on election night

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KET candidate programs for 2015 primary

KET provided in-depth political coverage of the candidates in the 2015 primary elections with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates in 2015 primary races for attorney general, state treasurer and commissioner of agriculture.

  • May 11
    Republicans for Governor
    —Matt Bevin
    —Agriculture Commissioner James R. Comer
    —Hal Heiner
    —Will T. Scott
  • May 4
    Republicans for Lieutenant Governor
    —Rodney Coffey (Scott slate)
    —K.C. Crosbie (Heiner slate)
    —Jenean Hampton (Bevin slate)
    —State Sen. Chris McDaniel (Comer slate)
    Read a summary of the program.
  • April 27 (two-part)
    Democrats for Governor/Lieutenant Governor
    —Geoffrey M. "Geoff" Young (candidate for governor)
    —Johnathan D. Masters (candidate for lieutenant governor, Young slate)
    Read a summary of the program.
  • April 20 (two-part)
    Republicans for Attorney General
    —Lawrence County Attorney Michael T. Hogan
    —State Sen. Whitney H. Westerfield
    Republicans for Commissioner of Agriculture
    —State Rep. Richard Heath
    —State Rep. Ryan F. Quarles
    Read a summary of the program.
  • April 13
    Democrats for State Treasurer
    —Neville Blakemore
    —State Rep. Rick Nelson
    Read a summary of the program.
  • March 30
    Republicans for State Treasurer
    —Allison Ball
    —State Rep. Kenneth Churchill Imes
    Read a summary of the program.

Candidates appearing on these programs have demonstrated satisfaction of KET's candidate invitation criteria.

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