Kelly Craft launches campaign for governor of Kentucky

On Wednesday morning, Kelly Craft announced she is entering the 2023 race for governor of Kentucky. Craft becomes the 5th Republican candidate to enter the race.

Craft is a native of Glasgow, Kentucky and is the former United States Ambassador to the United Nations as well as the former U.S. Ambassador to Canada. She and her husband, Alliance Resource Partners CEO Joe Craft, are involved with many organizations and serve on a number of boards in Kentucky.

In a video announcing her candidacy, Craft said her campaign is focused on Kentucky leading in education and the government not getting in the way of hard work and success happening throughout the state.

Other GOP candidates already in the race include Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, Auditor Mike Harmon, and state Rep. Savannah Maddox.

Current Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear is running for re-election.

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