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January 30, 2019 11:01am

Field is set for 2019 statewide elections

The filing deadline for candidates to run in the 2019 primary elections for statewide offices in Kentucky closed yesterday. Six key offices are up for election this year, including Governor/Lt. Gov., Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, Agriculture Commissioner, and Treasurer as well as a handful of judicial seats. The primary election will take place on May 21. The general election is on November 5.   

Read below for a full list of candidates. Where possible, we have included hyperlinks to campaign websites. GLI does not endorse candidates for elected office but strongly encourages members of the Greater Louisville business community to be fully engaged in the electoral process.

* Indicates an incumbent

Governor and Lt. Governor

Democratic Candidates

Republican Candidates

Attorney General

Note: Incumbent Andy Beshear is running for Governor

Democratic Candidates

  • Former Attorney General and former Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo

Republican Candidates

Auditor of Public Accounts

Democratic Candidates

Republican Candidates

  • *Auditor Mike Harmon

Commissioner of Agriculture

Democratic Candidates

  • Robert Conway
  • Joe Trigg

Republican Candidates

Secretary of State

Note: Incumbent Alison Lundergan Grimes is term-limited

Democratic Candidates

Republican Candidates

State Treasurer

Democratic Candidates

Republican Candidates