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Beshear holds press conference to introduce transition team

Posted at 1:56 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 18:14:36-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) - — Gov.-elect Andy Beshear held a press conference one day after Governor Matt Bevin conceded the Kentucky gubernatorial race to introduce his transition team.

Beshear was joined by Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline Coleman and his Transition Chair J. Michael Brown to discuss the team that will help him settle in to his new role.

So far, Beshear has more than 150 members on his transition team. Team members represent a variety of backgrounds including, health care, education, finance, law enforcement, workforce and medical professionals as well as community faith leaders. For a current list of transition team co-chairs and members click here.

Members include former Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen and Senator Reggie Thomas.

"This group is diverse in gender, race, faith, political party, and sexual orientation because in this administration everyone counts and absolutely everybody matters.' Andy Beshear

Beshear unveiled his gubernatorial transition website earlier this week.