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Parents > United States > Kentucky > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 2011 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 2011 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 2011 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start December 13, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End December 08, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.43% Registered 19.20% Total Population
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedMr. Matt January 05, 2012 01:18pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2007
NameSteve Beshear Votes619,552 (58.71%)
Term12/11/2007 - 12/13/2011 Margin183,779 (+17.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/2015
NameMatt Bevin Votes511,374 (52.52%)
Term12/08/2015 - 12/09/2019 Margin84,754 (+8.70%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 17, 2011 KY Governor - D Primary Steve Beshear D 1
May 17, 2011 KY Governor - R Primary David Williams R 142,108
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/02/2008 11/08/2011
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Steve Beshear 6 8 10 18
Leaning Call: Steve Beshear (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Steve Beshear (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/12/2010 11/01/2011

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Steve Beshear Senate President David Williams Gatewood Galbraith  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes464,245 (55.72%) 294,034 (35.29%) 74,860 (8.99%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -170,211 (-20.43%) -389,385 (-46.74%)  
Predict Avg.56.91% 36.76% 6.08%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2008 09/01/2010 07/08/2009  
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MATCHUP POLLS (15 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg51.37%-- 29.89%-- 7.24%--  
Survey USA 
10/28/11-11/01/11
54.00% 3.0 29.00% 3.0 9.00% 1.0
Braun Research 
10/17/11-10/19/11
54.00% 0.5 25.60% 0.3 8.40% 1.2
Survey USA 
09/22/11-09/27/11
57.00% 5.0 26.00% 2.0 8.00% 1.0
Braun Research 
08/29/11-08/31/11
53.50% 2.5 25.30% 4.3 7.20% 1.6
Public Policy Polling 
08/25/11-08/28/11
55.00% 11.0 28.00% 7.0 10.00% --
Survey USA 
07/22/11-07/27/11
52.00% 1.0 28.00% 11.0 9.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements  


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/30/2011 David Williams TVAd Mixed eng ROBYN  00:00:35 Homegrown Democrat 
10/29/2011 David Williams TVAd Attack eng TEAM   00:00:35 Homegrown Democrat 
10/25/2011 David Williams TVAd Attack eng No Show   00:00:35 Homegrown Democrat 
09/15/2011 David Williams TVAd Issue eng Meet Bill and Larry...   00:00:37 Homegrown Democrat 
09/05/2011 David Williams TVAd Contrast eng A Better Plan for Kentucky   00:00:34 Homegrown Democrat 
08/25/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Issue eng Cut  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
08/10/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Issue eng Value of Leadership  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
07/18/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Issue eng Better Future  00:00:33 Homegrown Democrat 
07/18/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Biography eng Jobs  00:00:33 Homegrown Democrat 
07/14/2011 David Williams TVAd Biography eng Dad   00:00:34 Homegrown Democrat 
06/02/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Issue eng Leading By Example  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
05/23/2011 Steve Beshear TVAd Biography eng 40 Years  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
04/29/2011 David Williams TVAd Mixed eng Vote  00:00:34 Homegrown Democrat 
04/06/2011 David Williams TVAd Issue eng TOUGH  00:00:34 Homegrown Democrat 
03/29/2011 David Williams TVAd Biography eng Bold, Conservative Leadership For Kentucky   00:01:01 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 01, 2011 11:00am News Williams blasts Beshear for participating in Hindu ground-blessing ceremony  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 13, 2011 07:30pm Endorsement Wisconsin governor will campaign for [David] Williams  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 17, 2011 03:00pm News David Williams will rely on campaign 'committee' now that manager has left  Article RBH 
Jun 09, 2011 03:00pm News Williams' 'thin skin' could hurt him; Beshear should change tune on pensions, says Sen. Stein  Article TX DEM 

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