Steve Beshear is the Governor of Kentucky. He was elected in 2007 and is a Democrat. For an extensive profile, visit: Steve Beshear on Ballotpedia.
In Kentucky, the governor makes a judicial appointment after candidates are recommended by a judicial nominating commission. The judge then must run for the seat in the next general election more than three months after the appointment.
The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.
Court of Appeals