Kentucky Governor Polls 2023: Who Will be The Next Governor Of Kentucky?

Kentucky Governor Polls 2023: No Polls have been conducted for the upcoming Kentucky Governor Race.

Kentucky Governor Race Polls: Primary Election

Democratic Party

  • Polls: No Polls have been Conducted
  • Google Search: Andy Beshear: 82% Geoffrey young: 18%
  • Net Sentiment: Andy Beshear:+5.9%, Geoffrey young: +7.4%

Republican Party

  • Polls:
    • Cameron: 46%, Craft: 3%, Harmon: 5%, Maddox: 7%, Quarles: 9%
  • Google Search:
    • Cameron: 51%, Craft: 13%, Harmon: 12%, Maddox: 12%, Quarles: 12%
  • Net Sentiment:
    • Cameron: -27.9%, Harmon: -13.9%, Maddox: -29.9%Quarles: -16.7%, Craft: +40.6%

In the last 2 decades, Kentucky has had Governor from both the Republican and the Democratic parties. The tenure of the Governor is for 4 years and in the last 5 Governors Race in Kentucky, the Democratic Party has won 3 times and the Republicans have been successful in winning 2 terms of Governor’s office.

The incumbent Governor of Kentucky, Andy Beshear was elected back in 2019. It was one of the closest elections in Kentucky since 1899 as Andy Beshear won the election by just over 5,000 votes or 0.37%. He defeated the Republican incumbent Matt Bevin

In 2023, Kentucky will once again vote to elect its new Governor. The election will be held on November 7, 2023, but before the General election, a primary election will be held. The dates for the primary election are yet to be declared. In 2019, the primary election was held in the month of May 2019, therefore, we can expect the Primary election of the Kentucky Governor Race to be held in or around May 2023.

Kentucky Governor Polls 2023: Candidates

Democratic Party

  • Andy Beshear, Incumbent Governor
  • Geoffrey Young, Perennial Candidate

Republican Party

  • Daniel Cameron, Kentucky Attorney General
  • Kelly Craft, US Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Mike Harmon, Kentucky State Auditor
  • Savannah Maddox, State Representative
  • Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Alan Keck, mayor of Somerset

Kentucky Governor Race Polls 2023: Primary Election

Democratic Party

No Polls have been conducted for the upcoming Democratic Party Primary election.

Google Search

  • Andy Beshear: 82%
  • Geoffrey Young: 18%

Net Sentiment

  • Andy Beshear: +5.9%
  • Geoffrey Young: +7.4%

Kentucky Governor Democratic Party Primary Prediction

Who is Ahead?

  • Polls: No Polls have been Conducted
  • Google Search: Andy Beshear
  • Net Sentiment: Andy Beshear

Republican Party

Latest Poll

Co/efficientJune 14th

Google Trends

  • Cameron: 51%
  • Craft: 13%
  • Harmon: 12%
  • Maddox: 12%
  • Quarles: 12%

Social media Sentiments

  • Cameron: -27.9%
  • Craft: +40.6%
  • Harmon: -13.9%
  • Maddox: -29.9%
  • Quarles: -16.7%

Fundraising (Left With)

  • Craft: $752,000 ($732,000)
  • Cameron: $408,000 ($608,000)
  • Quarles: $300,000 ($838,000)
  • Maddox: $101,000 ($158,000)
  • Deters: $28,000 ($8,000)
  • Harmon: $22,000 ($31,000)

Kentucky Governor Republican Party Primary Prediction

Who is Ahead?

  • Polls: Daniel Cameron
  • Google Search: Daniel Cameron
  • Net Sentiment: Daniel Cameron

Kentucky Governor Polls: Latest Videos

Kentucky Governor Polls: What Happened In The Last Kentucky Governor Race?

The last Kentucky Governor Race was held on November 5th, 2019. The Republican Party was represented by the then incumbent Governor Matt Bevin. The 2019 Kentucky Governor election was the closest gubernatorial election in Kentucky since 1899 by total votes, and the closest ever by percentage. It was also the closest race of the 2019 gubernatorial election cycle.

Democratic nominee, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, defeated Republican incumbent Matt Bevin by just over 5,000 votes, or 0.37%. Beshear got 49.20% of the vote while Bevin polled 48.83%.

Votes PolledVote Share%
Andy Beshear709,89049.20%
Matt Bevin (incumbent)704,75448.83%
John Hicks28,4331.97%

Kentucky Governor Race Polls 2023: Demography

Kentucky was previously part of Virginia and later on in 1792, it became its union territory and is also considered to be the 15th state of the USA. Currently, Kentucky has become 26th Largest State in terms of Population. The population growth rate is 0.47% which makes Kentucky 34th among the US states. The Largest city in Kentucky by population is Louisville.

Kentucky has approximately 38.6 years of median age and a slight gender majority of women population with 50.8% and 49.2% male population.

According to recent data, the population composition of Kentucky includes:

  • White: 86.25%
  • Black and African American: 8.10%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Two or More races: 2.80%
  • Other races: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.19%

The population of Kentucky has been rising for the past few years. Around 25% of the African American population was prior to the Civil War but now it has declined.

Kentucky Governor Polls


Subhash, Founder of Crowdwisdom360 is an MBA and a Trained Financial Advisor with an extensive background in Forecasting in Financial Services and Politics. He has appeared many times on National TV and has written for a variety of magazines on Wealth Management and Election Strategy.

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