Kay Ivey

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Kay Ivey
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54th Governor of Alabama
Assumed office
April 10, 2017
Lieutenant Vacant
Preceded by Robert J. Bentley
30th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
In office
January 17, 2011 – April 10, 2017
Governor Robert Bentley
Preceded by Jim Folsom
Succeeded by Vacant
38th Treasurer of Alabama
In office
January 20, 2003 – January 17, 2011
Governor Bob Riley
Preceded by Lucy Baxley
Succeeded by Young Boozer
Personal details
Born (1944-10-15) October 15, 1944 (age 73)
Camden, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Other political
affiliations
Democratic (Formerly)
Residence Governor's Mansion
Education Auburn University (BA)

Kay Ellen Ivey (born October 15, 1944) is an American politician. She is the 54th and current Governor of Alabama. She is a member of the Republican Party.

Ivey served as the 38th Alabama State Treasurer from 2003 to 2011. She later became the 30th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama serving from January 2011 until April 2017.

Ivey assumed office as governor on April 10, 2017 following the resignation of two-term governor Robert J. Bentley, who left office in the aftermath of a sex scandal.[1] Ivey is Alabama's first female governor since Lurleen Wallace, who served from 1967 until 1968.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kay Ivey sworn in as Alabama's 54th Governor". WHNT-TV. Huntsville, Alabama. 2017-04-10. 

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