Kay Ivey

Born:October 15, 1944 (age 79)
Career:Governor of Alabama, 2017-present
Lieutenant governor of Alabama, 2011-2017
Treasurer of Alabama, 2003-2011
Education:Auburn University

Kay Ivey has served as the governor of Alabama since 2017. She previously served at Alabama's lieutenant governor, and assumed office as governor following the resignation of her predecessor. She won a full term as governor in the 2018 election and re-election in 2022.

Ivey was born October 15, 1944, and grew up in Camden, Alabama. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University in 1967. Following college, she worked as a high school teacher and a bank officer.

Prior to entering politics, Ivey was a clerk for the Alabama House of Representatives from 1980-1982, assistant director of the Alabama Development Office from 1982-1985, and director of government affairs for the Alabama Commission on Higher Education from 1985-1998. She served as Alabama state treasurer from 2003 to 2011 and as lieutenant governor from 2011 to 2017.


Ballotpedia (n.d.). Kay Ivey. Retrieved on June 2, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Kay_Ivey.

The Office of Alabama Governor. (n.d.). About Governor Ivey. Retrieved on June 2, 2020, from https://governor.alabama.gov/governor/.


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