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ICYMI: Louisville Public Media: Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s second inauguration to take place Dec. 12

Berry Craig
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As Gov. Andy Beshear enters his second term as Kentucky’s governor, he will take part in another tradition-filled inauguration on Dec. 12. The ceremony includes country ham, a 21-gun salute and the Inaugural Parade.


Beshear has released plans for his second inauguration alongside Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman. The 62nd Kentucky gubernatorial inauguration will be Dec. 12, with a string of events over the course of the day.

The celebration will be one of only three second-term inaugurations in state history since a state constitutional amendment allowed governors to run for another consecutive term in the 1990s. The inauguration traditions, however, remain the same a governor’s second time around.

Celebrations will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the Inaugural Breakfast Reception at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. The swearing-in ceremony takes place at 2:00 p.m following a parade to the Capitol.

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