|62nd Governor of Kentucky|
December 8, 2015 – December 10, 2019
|Preceded by||Steve Beshear|
|Succeeded by||Andy Beshear|
Matthew Griswold Bevin
January 9, 1967
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Glenna Bevin (1996–present)|
|Education||Washington and Lee University (BA)|
Central Michigan University
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1989–1993|
|Unit||5th Infantry Division|
Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin (born January 9, 1967) is an American businessman and politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He became the Governor of Kentucky on December 8, 2015. He left office on December 10, 2019.
Career[change | change source]
Bevin became the President of Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company in 2011.
In Kentucky's 2014 Senate election, Bevin was a Republican candidate and primary challenger to Mitch McConnell. At that time, McConnell was the Senate Minority Leader.
On November 3, 2015, Bevin was elected Governor of Kentucky.
On November 5, 2019, Bevin lost his re-election bid to State Attorney General Andy Beshear by less than 5,000.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Glenn Kessler (July 26, 2013). "Slugfest in Kentucky: McConnell versus Bevin (Part 2)". The Washington Post.
- ↑ Harper, Jennifer (May 26, 2014). "Inside the Beltway: McConnell victory not so impressive". The Washington Times.
- ↑ Williams, Chris (November 5, 2015). "Bevin plans to make campaign promises a reality, except for one". WHAS. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- ↑ Hillyard, Vaughn. "In stunning upset, Democrat Beshear is apparent winner in Kentucky gov race, a blow to Trump, NBC projects". NBC News. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Matt Bevin at Wikimedia Commons
- Waycross Partners business website
- Matt Bevin for Governor Archived 2015-11-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Issue positions and quotes at On The Issues
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
- Profile at Ballotpedia