KY Gov: Obama's KY showing may improve

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentuckians could warm to U.S. Sen. Barack Obama in the November election.

Beshear says Kentuckians need to get to know the Illinois Democratic presidential candidate better. Obama lost handily to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Kentucky's primary earlier this year.

Beshear is a superdelegate at the Democratic National Convention in Denver this week. He says he'll be urging Obama's campaign to visit the Bluegrass State in the months leading up to November's presidential election.

Clinton won all but two of Kentucky's 120 counties, some with support of 80 percent of Democratic voters. The overall results strongly favored Clinton, who garnered 65.5 percent of the vote to Obama's 30 percent.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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