Plus, his own Democratic challenger has never won a race, unlike the incoming Democratic governor Andy Beshear, the now elected state attorney general and son of the governor prior to Bevin.
"If they lose they're going to say Trump suffered the greatest defeat in the history of the world".
In short, he was a Donald Trump-style candidate a year before Donald Trump won the presidency. Then again, it is hard to know how much that election was really about Alabama voters rejecting Trump as it was about the numerous and credible allegations that the Republican nominee engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with minors.
Trump may depend on MS, where he also campaigned in the final stretch before Election Day, for something to crow about. Republicans won other statewide races there, they note.
But Bevin has become one of the most reviled governors in the nation as he implemented unpopular policies on health care access and teacher pay.
However, Mr Beshear, a 41-year-old attorney general whose father was a former governor of the state, said: "We will be ready for that first day in office and I look forward to it".
Mr Bevin, 52, has reportedly said he will not concede.
"We keep talking about we have to worry about (Sen.) Susan Collins, that race in ME, the race in Colorado, Republicans have got to worry about the race in North Carolina", Scarborough said. They won the MS governor's race, picked up seats in the New Jersey state house, and a nationally watched race for the Texas state house is headed to a run-off, where Republicans look like they are in a good position to win. To blunt his unpopularity, Bevin tied himself as closely as possible to the president, who held multiple campaign events to promote his re-election including a rally the night before the election.
Regardless, Democrats were able to flip both the state's house and senate on Tuesday, winning all three branches of government for the first time in 25 years.
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Trump has avoided Virginia, where Democrats found success in suburban swing districts in last year's congressional elections, as they did in states across the country.
Tuesday's election also decided several important state ballot initiatives.
Polling data from RealClearPolitics released on Tuesday, November 5 shows Democrat candidates for President taking the lead over Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
A resident casts her vote at an elementary school in Louisville. "The governor was a Ben Carson supporter in the 2016 primary".
Democrats will now hold all major statewide offices in Virginia and rule the state assembly, a comprehensive consolidation of power not seen there since the 1990s.
The Virginia contest drew heavy attention and money from both parties.
Other Democratic presidential contenders, including U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker, have also campaigned with local candidates.
Kentucky Freedom Fund, a PAC affiliated with the Republican Attorneys General Association, spent the most of any group in the race on television ads, launching attacks on Stumbo's character, calling him a "despicable deadbeat" and referring to him as "Greg SCUMBO".