A new candidate is entering the race for Alabama Lieutenant Governor.
Representative Will Ainsworth announced his bid for the office on his Facebook page. Ainsworth is a Republican who was first elected to the House in 2014. He says his focus would be on ethics reform and improving education. Ainsworth is a graduate of Auburn University and founded the Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo. State primaries are set for June 5, 2018, with the general election following on November 6 of next year.