Democrat Andy Beshear has declared victory in the race to be Kentucky’s governor
US Democrats have made gains in key state elections, in what is seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.
Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory in Kentucky’s governor vote, after a tight race in the conservative-leaning state.
Meanwhile, Democrats seized full control of the legislature in Virginia for the first time in over 20 years.
The results are being viewed as a gauge of the political mood ahead of next year’s presidential election.
However, Republicans managed to hold onto power in the Mississippi governor vote, following a closely-fought race. Read more