As Conway looks at 2015 governor's race, being a running mate is "probably not" in the cards

12/05/2012 04:06 PM

Attorney General Jack Conway, who is in his second and final term, said he will give “a good hard look at the governor’s race in 2015” — as the candidate for governor and not anyone’s running mate.

Conway is among a host of potential Democrats who could run for governor when Gov. Steve Beshear finishes his second and final term. Among those prospective candidates is Crit Luallen, the former state auditor with whom Conway is close allies.

But Conway downplayed the chances of signing on as lieutenant governor candidate with Luallen or anyone else.

Here’s that part of the interview with Pure Politics from Nov. 30:

About Ryan Alessi

Ryan Alessi joined cn|2 in May 2010 as senior managing editor and host of Pure Politics. He is now pursuing an advanced degree in non-fiction writing from Murray State University and is a regular contributor to Pure Politics. Ryan has covered politics for more than 14 years, including seven years as a reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. Ryan can be reached at or @mycn2 on Twitter.


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