Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) officially conceded the state's gubernatorial election on Thursday. Democrat Andy Beshear, Kentucky's attorney general, declared victory in last week's race while leading Bevin by about 5,000 votes, but Bevin didn't concede defeat and requested a recanvass. That recanvass began on Thursday, CNN reports. In a news conference, Bevin said that it's now clear "the actual number is going to fluctuate somewhat, but not so significantly that it's going to change the outcome of this election," saying he would not contest the numbers. Bevin had been facing calls from Republicans in the state to concede. President Trump endorsed Bevin and held a rally in support of him the day before the election.

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