Adam Edelen (Democrat) was a candidate for Governor of Kentucky. Edelen lost the primary on May 21, 2019.
Edelen was the 46th Democratic auditor of public accounts for Kentucky. He first won election on November 8, 2011, and was sworn in on January 2, 2012.
Edelen lost his bid to retain the office to Republican Mike Harmon in the 2015 general election; therefore, he stepped down in January 2016.