‘Hillbilly spoof’: How the same gang that pushed the ‘Big Lie’ in 2020 worked together on the 2019 Kentucky election

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By Jordan Green, Staff Reporter When election night returns came in for the Kentucky election on Nov. 5, 2019, Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent governor trailed Democratic challenger Andy Beshear by about 5,000 votes. A brash businessman who antagonized the state’s teachers, Bevin had gone into his reelection campaigns as one of the most unpopular governors in the country. But with Republicans prevailing in every single remaining statewide race, his supporters couldn’t believe it was possible for Bevin to lose. One the day after the election, Bevin refused to concede, making baseless alleg…

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