Lt. Governor Candidates Announced

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron officially have running mates in the 2023 gubernatorial election.

Incumbent Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman announced on Tuesday that she plans to seek reelection on the Democrat ticket with incumbent Governor Andy Beshear. On Wednesday, Cameron announced Kentucky Senator Robby Mills (R-Henderson) as his choice for lieutenant governor on the Republican ticket.

Mills began his political career as a Henderson city commissioner from 1998 to 2016. He moved on to briefly (2017-2018) serve the 11th District in the Kentucky House of Representatives before being elected to his current role in the Kentucky Senate’s 4th District in 2019. He has served on numerous committees and is currently chairman of the Senate State & Local Government Committee. Mills has received the Kentucky League of Cities’ “Friend of Kentucky Cities Award multiple times, including this year for his work during the 2023 legislative session.

In a statement released on Cameron’s campaign website, Mills stated, “I am humbled to have been asked to serve alongside Daniel Cameron as lieutenant governor for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.”