From The Lexington Herald-Leader: They dislike Bevin but voted for Trump. Can Beshear win them over in November?

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear worked a small room of union leaders at the Capital Plaza Hotel Thursday afternoon. With his white shirt sleeves rolled up, he shook everyone’s hand and asked if they were ready for November’s election.

“I know we went into Tuesday with three strong tickets, each one supporting working families but as of today we are one family united to win in November,” Beshear said. “Let me say, it doesn’t matter where you were on Monday, we want you on this team because it’s the winning team and it’s the team that’s going to beat Matt Bevin.”

Beshear won a little more than 38 percent of the vote Tuesday in a competitive Democratic primary for governor, largely on the back of a strong showing in Kentucky’s two largest cities — Lexington and Louisville. To do so, he had to overcome a surge of rural Democrats who favored House Minority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins.

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