Governor of Kentucky

head of state and of government of the U.S. commonwealth of Kentucky

The Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky is the head of the executive branch of government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Governor of Kentucky
Andy Beshear

since December 10, 2019
StyleThe Honorable
ResidenceKentucky Governor's Mansion
Term lengthFour years, renewable once
Inaugural holderIsaac Shelby
FormationJune 4, 1792
DeputyLieutenant Governor of Kentucky
Salary$145,992 (2018)[1]
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Fifty-seven men and one woman have served as Governor of Kentucky. The governor's term is four years in length; since 1992, incumbents have been able to seek re-election once before becoming ineligible for four years.

Kentucky is one of only five U.S. states that hold gubernatorial elections in odd-numbered years. The current governor is Andy Beshear, who was first elected in 2019.

References change

  1. " - Salary Search". August 4, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.