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Will Ainsworth
31st Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
Assumed office
January 14, 2019
Governor Kay Ivey
Preceded byKay Ivey
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 27th district
In office
November 4, 2014 – November 2018
Preceded byWes Long
Succeeded by Wes Kitchens
Personal details
Born (1981-03-22) March 22, 1981 (age 38)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)Kendall Foster
Children3
Education Auburn University ( BA)

Will Ainsworth (born March 22, 1981) is the 31st and current lieutenant governor of Alabama, since 2019. A former representative of the 27th district of the Alabama House of Representatives. He was elected on November 4, 2014. He did not seek re-election in 2018, instead running for lieutenant governor. [1] Ainsworth became the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor after winning the July 17 primary runoff against Twinkle Cavanaugh. [2]

Life

Ainsworth was born on March 22, 1981. He is married to Kendall Foster, and the couple has three children together.

Politics

Ainsworth was elected to District 27 on November 4, 2014 and did support Alabamas ban on abortion in 2019 [3]

2014 House Election

[4]

Election Candidates Votes
General Election
November 4
Jeff McLaughlin 4,959
Will Ainsworth 7,355

2018 Lt. Governor Election

Republican primary results [5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Twinkle Cavanaugh 238,333 43.27
Republican Will Ainsworth 204,465 37.12
Republican Rusty Glover 107,981 19.61
Total votes 550,779 100
Republican primary runoff results [6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Will Ainsworth 164,486 51.46
Republican Twinkle Cavanaugh 155,137 48.54
Total votes 319,623 100

References

  1. ^ "Representative Ainsworth, Will". www.legislature.state.al.us. Retrieved June 6, 2018.
  2. ^ Lyman, Brian. "Will Ainsworth wins Republican nomination for lieutenant governor". Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  3. ^ Staff, Our Foreign (2019-05-15). "Alabama bans abortion with strictest legislation in US". The Telegraph. ISSN  0307-1235. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  4. ^ "Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014". ballotpedia. Retrieved June 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "Unofficial Election Night Results". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Unofficial Election Night Results". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Kay Ivey
Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
2019–present
Incumbent