Kay Ivey

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Kay Ellen Ivey (born October 15, 1944 in Camden, Wilcox County) is the acting Governor of Alabama, having been sworn in on April 10, 2017 to fill the unexpired term of Robert Bentley after he resigned from office and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges relating to campaign finance violations.

Ivey was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor in 2017.

Preceded by:
Bob Riley
Alabama State Treasurer
January 20, 2003 – January 17, 2011
Succeeded by:
Young Boozer
Preceded by:
Jim Folsom Jr
Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
January 17, 2011 – April 10, 2017
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Robert Bentley
Acting Governor of Alabama
April 10, 2017-
Succeeded by:


  • Cason, Mike (April 10, 2017) "Kay Ivey sworn in as Alabama's 54th governor." The Birmingham News