|Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives|
from the 89th district
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Marie Rader|
|Born||1975/1976 (age 43–44)|
|Residence||East Bernstadt, Kentucky|
|Alma mater||University of Kentucky|
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Goforth is from East Bernstadt, Kentucky. He was first elected to the Kentucky House in February 2018. Goforth challenged incumbent Republican governor Matt Bevin in the 2019 gubernatorial election, getting roughly 40 percent of the vote in the primary election.
- Johnson, Nita (February 22, 2018). "Candidates Kelly Smith, Robert Goforth share views during debate". The Times-Tribune. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
- Associated Press (February 27, 2018). "ELECTION 2018: Goforth wins special election for 89th district". Richmond Register. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
- "Gov. Matt Bevin wins Kentucky Republican primary". www.wkyt.com. Retrieved 24 May 2019.