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What Happened in Kentucky on Tuesday? We Break Down the Election Results

The Republican rout in Kentucky's statewide elections on Tuesday caught some by surprise.

Late polling showed a close race for governor, but indicated that Democrat Jack Conway would win. However, when the votes were counted, Republican Matt Bevin was swept into office with an 8-point victory.

Not only that, but Republicans won the Treasurer and Commissioner of Agriculture offices by wide margins, and picked up the Auditor's office in a shocking upset of incumbent Democrat Adam Edelen.

Northern Kentucky University political science professor Ryan Salzman, also a Bellevue city councilman, joins The River City News's Michael Monks to break down the results: