Holsclaw’s running mate is retired naval officer Bill Vermillion of Caneyville. Also running for the Republican nomination are slates headed Senate President David Williams and Louisville businessman Phil Moffett. Gov. Beshear is seeking re-election as a Democrat.
The two are vying for the Republican nomination, and Williams says they’re the face of change.
The 2011 governor’s race in Kentucky now includes a Republican ticket. Louisville businessman Phil Moffett announced his bid Thursday afternoon.