Nov 6, 2019
2019 U.S. State Election Results
On November 5, 2019, Kentucky and Mississippi held elections for governor and attorney general.
As of November 6, 2019, 99 percent of precincts have reported in Kentucky, with Democratic nominee Andy Beshear beating out incumbent Governor Matt Bevin by just over 5,000 votes. Beshear has declared victory, but Bevin has not yet conceded the race.
In Kentucky's attorney general race, Republican Daniel Cameron defeated Democrat Greg Stumbo to become the first black attorney general in the history of the state.
Republican Tate Reeves won Mississippi's governor race, defeating Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood. Republican Lynn Fitch was elected as the first female attorney general in Mississippi, coming out ahead of Democrat Jennifer Collins.
Louisiana will hold an election for its next governor on November 16, 2019. Incumbent Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry easily won reelection in the primary on October 12, 2019.
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The information below is based on the latest publicly available data and is subject to change. Last updated November 6, 2019.
Gubernatorial Race Results
Attorneys General Race Results
Gubernatorial Race Nov. 16
Democratic Nominee: John Edwards (Incumbent)
Republican Nominee: Eddie Rispone
- John Edwards (Incumbent): 46.6%, 626,000 votes
- Eddie Rispone (Businessman): 27.4%, 368,318 votes
- Gov. Edwards is running for re-election to a second term.
- Republican businessman Eddie Rispone beat out four other primary candidates in the primary election.
- The Republican Governors Association adds that since Louisiana adopted the open primary system in 1975, NO governor has been re-elected in a run-off election, and that trend will continue in 2019 and that nearly 52% of all voters cast a ballot for a Republican candidate for governor.
- The Democratic Governors Association adds that Republicans lost 6.3 percentage points collectively from 2015 to 2019, while Governor Edwards grew his jungle primary support by 6.7%.
- The runoff election for governor is scheduled for Nov. 16.
This race is a toss-up.