Former Trump White House staff member and entrepreneur, Angela McClure announced on Tuesday that she has qualified to run in the Republican primary for the Alabama State House of Representatives representing House District 20.

"I am honored for the opportunity to serve the people of District 20,” McClure said in a statement. “I've been a longtime resident of the Huntsville area and I've reared two children here. We have a beautiful, thriving community that deserves common sense leadership.”

Schools and education issues are a particular concern for McClure.

“We must focus on better education for our kids by protecting them from outside liberal interests,” McClure said. “My 11-year-old daughter comes home from public school with liberal ideas. Regardless of what educators tell us, socialism is infiltrating our schools and we must put an end to it. We must protect our children.

“Huntsville is now the largest city in Alabama. We are home to great small businesses, corporations, military, NASA, and now Space [Force]. It’s important that we continue providing incentives in order to keep these organizations. Space [Force] and the new FBI center are bringing in thousands of good-paying jobs. I will work with state and local governments in providing resources to keep those jobs here and create new ones.”

McClure is a small businesswoman with years of experience in sales and management. Before working for President Donald J. Trump, McClure was sales director for a large medical supply company and is presently the Director of the Alabama First Responders Association. Angela owned a pet services company in the Madison County area before stepping away to attend law school.

McClure has a law degree from the Birmingham School of Law. Her grandmother was the first female lawyer to graduate from Jones School of Law in Montgomery and she is proud to follow in her footsteps.

“I look forward to meeting friends and neighbors on the campaign trail. Please feel free to reach out anytime," McClure said.

McClure grew up in Montgomery and served as a page for Governor Fob James when she was just 14. She has been a resident of the Huntsville area for the last 25 years.

Incumbent State Rep. Howard Sanderford (R-Huntsville) is not running for reelection.

McClure faces James Lomax, James D. Brown, and Frances Taylor in the Republican primary.

The Republican primary election will be held on May 24, 2022.

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