Gov. Kay Ivey’s reelection campaign on Thursday released its second TV advertisement of the 2022 GOP primary election cycle outlining the state’s efforts to push back against the Biden administration’s progressive policies.
The ad begins with a shot of Ivey with a caption reading “Alabama’s Most Conservative Governor” as she says, “Washington wants to control everything we do, but that isn’t happening here in Alabama.”
The governor goes on to highlight the Alabama State Board of Education’s ban on the incorporation of Critical Race Theory-based teachings in the public school system.
The ad also highlights the more than 50,000 jobs created under the Ivey administration and touts her signing of what the the campaign refers to as the “strongest pro-life bill” in the nation.
“[W]e do not teach hate to our kids, we do not pay people to quit work, and we do not use tax dollars to kill our babies,” she states.
The ad transitions into a shot of Ivey shaking hands with former President Donald Trump with a voice-over proclaiming, “Kay Ivey, Alabama’s Trump-tough conservative governor, fighting Joe Biden every step of the way.”
The governor concludes, “Alabama is working again. But Washington… you better not hold your breath.”
In a statement provided to Yellowhammer News, Ivey campaign manager William Califf touched on the governor’s work to combat federal overreach.
“The liberal Democrats running Washington D.C. aren’t happy with controlling the federal government alone, they want to control what happens in states like Alabama as well,” advised Califf. “Kay Ivey is a fighter who works every day to protect the people of this state from the Biden regime’s un-American, un-Alabamian approach towards government. Governor Ivey will continue to defend Alabama’s conservative values and work to make this state a better place to live, work and raise a family.”
The primary election will take place May 24, 2022.
Dylan Smith is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @DylanSmithAL