The League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU), representing Alabama credit unions and their more than 2.3 million members, announced they are proud to endorse Governor Kay Ivey (R), Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth (R), and Attorney General Steve Marshall (R).

“Credit unions are dedicated to bettering the lives of their members and local communities. Day after day, Alabama credit unions work to identify innovative solutions that will improve the financial well-being of members in every corner of the state,” explained LSCU & Affiliates CEO, Patrick La Pine. “We are thrilled to support these candidates who align with the credit union philosophy of ‘People Helping People.’ We are proud to work alongside Governor Kay Ivey, Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth, and Attorney General Steve Marshall in helping Alabamians achieve financial independence and success.

“With these endorsements, LSCU & Affiliates will support these candidates financially and through grassroots efforts. Over the next several months, credit unions will continue to have opportunities to speak with these supported candidates. We look forward to strengthening our relationships with these candidates throughout the remainder of this election cycle and into their second terms. With these elected officials at the helm, Alabama credit unions will continue to grow and thrive.”  

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The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates represents 319 credit unions throughout Alabama, Florida, and Georgia and has a combined total of more than $137 billion in assets and more than 10.6 million members. LSCU provides advocacy, compliance services, education and training, cooperative initiatives, and communications. For more information, visit www.lscu.coop. Follow LSCU on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

There is a crowded Republican gubernatorial primary field that includes: Lindy Blanchard, Lew Burdette, Stacey George, Kay Ivey, Tim James, David Trent Jones, Dean Odle, Dave Thomas, and Dean Young. There will also be a Democratic gubernatorial nominee.

Ainsworth is the only candidate running for Lieutenant Governor.

Marshall faces Harry Still III in the Republican primary. The winner of the GOP primary for AG will then face Wendell Major (D) in the Nov. 8 general election.

The major party primaries are on May 24.

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