LOUISVILLE, Ky. — New poll results from the Mason Dixon Polling Company show Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear holds a significant lead over leading GOP contenders for his job this election.
Right now, current Attorney General Daniel Cameron is the closest challenger trailing Beshear by nine points.
Meanwhile, Beshear has a double-digit lead over the other leading GOP contenders including a 17-point advantage over Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.
He holds a 20-point advantage over Kentucky's current Auditor Mike Harmon garnering 53% of the vote according to the poll.
Beshear's largest advantage comes over Kelly Craft while he has 57% of the vote and Craft only has 32%.
When asked about it Thursday, Beshear called the poll numbers encouraging and attributed it to the work his office is doing.
"I attribute to us just working hard every day to address the challenges that, that every parent and family is worried about," he said.
Cameron is the clear front-runner for the Republicans at the moment, holding a 20-point lead over Kelly Craft.
However, a significant number of GOP primary voters still remain undecided.
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