Governor-elect Andy Beshear Appoints Daniel Cameron to Office Early

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor-elect Andy Beshear will appoint Daniel Cameron to fill the remainder of his term as Attorney General. Cameron will be appointed to the position December 17.  Attorney General-elect Cameron will begin serviing the term for which he was elected January 6, 2020.

“I have had the privilege of knowing Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron for years,” said Gov.-elect Andy Beshear. “The people of Kentucky elected him to serve as their attorney general and I will therefore be appointing him Dec. 17. I am confident that Daniel and I will be able to work together and find common ground to move Kentucky forward.”

“I am forever grateful for the confidence and trust that Kentuckians placed in me to serve as their attorney general, and I am appreciative to Governor-elect Beshear for the opportunity to take the oath of office early on December 17,” said Attorney General-elect Cameron. “As chief law enforcement officer for the Commonwealth, I have a responsibility to be a voice for the voiceless, to fight on behalf of our law enforcement community, and to serve Kentuckians each day. It is with both humility and steadfast commitment that I approach these responsibilities. We have assembled a strong, dedicated team that will work tirelessly from day one to improve public safety outcomes for every Kentucky community. We will stem the tide of the drug epidemic, we will fight for life, and we will defend the laws of our Commonwealth. Kentuckians deserve no less.”