Born in Denver, Colorado, and raised in Shelburne, New Hampshire, Bevin earned a bachelor's degree at Washington and Lee University in 1989, then served 4 years of energetic obligation within the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of captain.
The race is seen as having national implications given the president's thunderous victory in 2016 over Democratic rival former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — where he won by a thirty proportion point margin. With the president's own re-election bid just around the corner in 2020 — and with Bevin's marketing campaign bolstered by in-person appearances from the commander-in-chief himself — the governor's loss could spell issues for the president. Incumbent Matt Bevin defeated Robert Goforth, William Woods, and Ike Lawrence in the Republican major for Governor of Kentucky on May 21, 2019. Kentucky Republican Matt Bevin has the distinct reputation of being among the nation’s most unpopular governors. On November 5, 2019, Bevin is up for reelection, and the race is a total toss-up.
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