Robert Goforth

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Robert Goforth
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 89th district
Assumed office
Preceded byMarie Rader
Personal details
Born1975/1976 (age 43–44)[1]
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceEast Bernstadt, Kentucky
Alma materUniversity of Kentucky
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

Robert Goforth (born February 27 1976) is an American politician from the state of Kentucky. A Republican, he serves in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Goforth is from East Bernstadt, Kentucky. He was first elected to the Kentucky House in February 2018.[2][3] Goforth challenged incumbent Republican governor Matt Bevin in the 2019 gubernatorial election, getting roughly 40 percent of the vote in the primary election.[4]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Johnson, Nita (February 22, 2018). "Candidates Kelly Smith, Robert Goforth share views during debate". The Times-Tribune. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Associated Press (February 27, 2018). "ELECTION 2018: Goforth wins special election for 89th district". Richmond Register. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "Gov. Matt Bevin wins Kentucky Republican primary". Retrieved 24 May 2019.

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