New, returning executive officers in Alabama

New, returning executive officers in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama will see new and returning constitutional officers on Inauguration Day Monday. Each person was elected on Nov. 6 during the 2018 midterm elections:

Governor

Kay Ivey, R

- Grew up in Camden in Wilcox County

- Previously served as State Treasurer and Lt. Governor

- First Sworn in as Governor in April 2017 after Gov. Robert Bentley resigned

Lt. Governor

Will Ainsworth, R

- Has Marketing Degree from Auburn University

- Elected to Alabama House in 2014 from Albertville

- Married with three children

Attorney General

Steve Marshall, R

- Law Degree from University of Alabama

- Appointed Marshall County District Attorney in 2001

- Replaced Luther Strange as AG in February 2017

State Auditor

Jim Zeigler, R

- Public Administration Degree from University of Alabama

- Previously served on Alabama Public Service Commission

- First Elected as State Auditor in 2014

Secretary of State

John Merrill, R

- Degree from University of Alabama

- Elected to Alabama House in 2010 for House District 62

- First Elected to Secretary of State’s Office in November 2014

State Treasurer

John McMillan, R

- Economics Degree from Rhodes College

- Served as Baldwin County Commissioner and House Representative

- Served as State Agriculture Commissioner from 2010-2018

Alabama’s Executive Department structure and organization is derived from the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 and its amendments. To view past office holders, visit this link.

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