“Last night that the election stopped. “This is not about politics. That finished last night. This is all about being the best governor I’m for Kentucky.”
Bevin refused to concede Tuesday night, asserting in a note to his supporters that”there were over a few flaws,” however he didn’t supply details of any specific allegations.
“I don’t understand what advice he is working from,” Beshear said if asked by reporters if he had been worried about Bevin’s claim. “We are confident in the results of the election but now is all about moving forward… nobody else will cast a vote that finished last night”
“We’re going with our transition now,” he explained.
Also, he noticed that another governor would have to be assured in by early December, also voiced hope that Bevin would come about.
“I feel that Doctor Bevin will assist in that transition,” Beshear said. “I feel he is going to do the perfect thing and make sure we are all set to go on one.”
Beshear said he hadn’t spoken with Bevin.
With 99% of precincts reporting, Beshear directed Bevin by approximately 5,150 votes. Under Kentucky legislation, candidates may ask for a recount but they must cover it.
In a rally at Lexington on Monday night, Trump told attendees a Bevin reduction would be seen as Trump having endured”the best defeat in the history of this planet” and urged supporters to not”let this happen to me”
However, Beshear downplayed the national consequences of his slim win.
“I am not concerned about what federal pundits or federal Democrats are saying,” he explained. “We will begin bringing Kentucky collectively by altering the tone. No longer people versus them,” he added, asserting that he’d select Republicans and independents to function in his cupboard.