(WEHT/AP) – After Republican Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin delivered a speech Tuesday night saying the race is undecided, Democratic challenger Andy Beshear struck a different tone with a victory speech of sorts.
AP had called the race for Beshear, but now they are calling it ‘too close to call.’
In Beshear’s speech, he singled out educators, saying that Tuesday night’s victory belonged to them.
“From now on, the doors to your State Capitol will always be open,” Beshear said. “We will make sure that promises made are promises kept.”
Bevin said, “We truly don’t know” the result of the election.
“In the hours and the days and weeks ahead, we’ll figure out according to the letter of pre-determined law what the outcome is,” Bevin said.
Currently, Beshear has a slim lead over Bevin with 99% of the total vote reported.
Woman crashes the stage at Bevin event
A bizarre moment took place Tuesday night as a woman at Bevin’s election night event stepped onto the stage, saying that Bevin had won the race.
At that point in the night, AP and one other media outlet had called the race for Beshear.
The woman was escorted off the stage.
(This story was originally published on November 5, 2019)