The re-elect Governor Kay Ivey campaign announced on Monday that Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Reed (R-Jasper) has endorsed Kay Ivey (R) in her reelection bid for governor.

“Kay Ivey is a strong governor and a great leader of our state – we’re lucky to have her,” Reed said. “She is a defender of conservative, Alabama values and has helped our state create a robust economy that is resilient and growing. The Alabama Senate and the Governor have a great working relationship – delivering a wide range of legislative accomplishments that are important to Alabamians."

Ivey thanked Reed for the endorsement and commended him for the Senate’s great success under his leadership.

“I thank Senator Reed for his endorsement today,” Ivey said in a statement. “Senator Reed has been a true leader in the Senate, and the state of Alabama benefits greatly because of the work he and his Senate colleagues are able to accomplish.

Ivey served two terms as State Treasurer and two terms as Alabama’s Lt. Governor. She was elevated to governor in 2017 when Gov. Robert Bentley (R) resigned rather than be impeached.  Ivey was elected in 2018 and is seeking her second term as governor.

Lindy Blanchard, Lew Burdette, Stacy George, Ivey, Tim James, Donald Trent Jones, Dean Odle, Dave Thomas, and Dean Young are all running in the May 24 Republican primary. The winner of the primary will face the winner of the Democratic primary in the Nov. 8 general election.

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