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Kentucky GOVERNOR Race

The information below was compiled by voting records and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center,
a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.

Andy Beshear
(D-Louisville)

Matt Bevin
(R-Louisville)

A VOTE FOR MATT BEVIN IS A CONSISTENT VOTE FOR FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY, PRO-LIFE AND PRO-FAMILY VALUES.

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(1) “I’m pro-choice and I support Roe v Wade.” Source: https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/elections/kentucky/2019/05/10/kentucky-primary-elections-2019-governorcandidates-womens-rights-voter-guide/1141533001/ Beshear is also endorsed by the most radical pro-abortion group in AmericaNARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League). Source: www.prochoiceamerica.org/2019/05/20/naral-beshear-endorsement/

(2) Gov. Bevin is the most pro-life governor in Kentucky history. He signed eight pro-life bills into law during his tenure: SB 9, SB 50, HB 5, and HB 148 in 2019; HB 454 in 2018; SB 5, SB 8, and HB 2 in 2017. Source: https://rewire.news/legislative-tracker/state/kentucky/

(3) “I’m for expanded gaming, and it’s time we get it done.” Source: https://www.apnews.com/4ababfd05bb04cacba5a7a14dd9e9171

4 “I think Casino gambling is a sucker’s bet. I think they are a sucker’s bet for states who think that they’re going to be a big boom.” Source: https://www.wave3.com/story/38198544/governorbevin-reacts-to-supreme-court-ruling-on-sports-gambling/

(5) Andy Beshear is endorsed by Planned Parenthood. Source: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-indianakentucky/newsroom/planned-parenthood-statement-on-kentuckyprimary

(6) Attorney General Beshear failed to join other states that filed suit against Pres. Obama’s order to public schools opening locker rooms and restrooms to transgender students. Source: https://www.courier-journal.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.courier-journal.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2F2016%2F05%2F27%2Fbeshear-bevin-playing-games-transgenderissue%2F85044302%2F

(7) Source: https://www.courier-journal.com/getaccess/?return=https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/ky-governor/2016/08/22/bevin-hails-transgender-bathroom-rulin/89111832/

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