Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin raises voter-fraud as the unofficial tally has him trailing by 5,000 votes

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin expressed concern that it night of Wednesday, that voter fraud may have played a role in the state’s gubernatorial election, according to an unofficial count put the President of the about 5,000 votes behind his Democratic Challenger.

“What we do know is that it added really a number of irregularities,” the Governor told reporters about Tuesday’s election, that “it was more than a little of the history of voting in our country.”


“It was more than a little of the history of voting in our country.”

— Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced his intention to run for a recanvass of the voting results of Tuesday’s gubernatorial elections during a press conference at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (Associated Press)

Bevin’s remarks came as he asked for a recanvass of the results in his race against Democrat Andy Beshear, the state’s attorney general, dismissed Bevin’s fees and claimed the victory.

The Governor of the struggle in the elections came on an otherwise strong night for Republicans in Kentucky, as the GOP candidate race for attorney General, Secretary of state, auditor, agriculture Commissioner and Treasurer and won.

The almost clean sweep by Republican candidates for Kentucky’s top job, followed by President Trump’s Monday night rally on your behalf – and that seemed to be in contradiction to a mainstream media narrative, which is the Governor’s elections voice of a trace of Trump’s popularity was more than Bevin.

Nevertheless, Bevin pointed on Wednesday to “thousands of absentee ballots were illegally counted,” claimed that some voters were turned away by “mistake” and charged that some voting machine “working properly,” says Politico.

He added: “We are in the process of the introduction of affidavits and other information that can help us have a better understanding of what happened, or not happened,” according to the Associated Press.

Kentucky Secretary of state Alison Lundergan Grimes, the planned recanvass for next Thursday. A recanvass is to ensure a control of the vote count, the results have been correctly added.

The commonwealth has no mandatory recount law, so that to follow if he decides that he needs a court approval.

Although Bevin refused to admit defeat, to admit, some of the prominent Kentucky Republicans were speaking, as if Beshear’s victory was a certainty.


“The Governor-elect is Beshear entitled, the democratic legitimacy that comes with loser’s consent,” GOP state Rep. Jason Nemes wrote on social media. “So we go through the process diligently and expeditiously and give it to him.”

Republican strategist Scott Jennings referred to Beshear as Kentucky’s next Governor, we wish him “good luck” and says that he “ran a good race.”


President Trump, in a Twitter message Wednesday, focused on his role in ” the Kentucky elections.

“Our big Kentucky rally on Monday night had a massive impact on all the races. Our large Kentucky rally on Monday night had a massive impact on all the races. The increase in the Governor’s race was at least 15 points, maybe 20!” Trump wrote.

The turnout in Kentucky was almost 50 percent above the state’s 2015 Governor’s race, the 974,000 voters to more than 1.4 million. The number of voters Tuesday, the voter turnout in Kentucky’s 2014 race for U.S. Senate, rarely for a choice in a year with an odd year.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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