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Ainsworth to announce reelection bid on Friday at Guntersville event featuring Riley Green

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth (R-AL) will kick off his reelection campaign on Friday in Guntersville, his campaign has announced.

Members of the public are invited to join Ainsworth and special guests for the celebratory occasion, including Governor Kay Ivey (R-AL), Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) and country music star Riley Green.

Ainsworth was first elected lieutenant governor in 2018 and will now seek a second term in the 2022 election cycle. He served one term in the House of Representatives from 2014-2018. The Marshall County resident is a small business owner, currently the proprietor of Ainsworth Real Estate.

Support for small businesses, workforce development and the aerospace and defense sectors have been hallmarks of Ainsworth’s tenure in the state’s #2 position. He also serves as chairman of the Alabama Small Business Commission, chairman of the Alabama Military Stability Commission and national chairman of the Aerospace States Association.

The kickoff event is scheduled for June 4 at 7:00 pm CT at Guntersville Civitan Park’s Jeff Cook Performing Arts Stage. There will be live music, food, drinks, fireworks and fun for the whole family, all free of charge.

Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn