Election 2011 – Kentucky Statewide Elections
Incumbent Democratic Governor Steve Beshear and his newly chosen Lieutenant Governor, the former Mayor of Louisville Jerry Abramson, will face David Williams, the State Senate President who is joined on the ticket by Richie Farmer, the State Agriculture Commissioner.
The incumbent Democratic Treasurer Todd Hollenbach faces K.C. Crosbie, a councilwoman from Lexington-Fayette Urban County.
The race for Agriculture Commissioner is open as the incumbent is a lieutenant governor candidate. The victor in the primary was Bob Farmer, a motivational speaker. State Rep. James Comer is the Republican nominee.
Kentucky has a partisan split legislature. Democrats control the House, 58-42 while Republicans control the Senate, 22-15 with 1 independent.