Mary Scott Hunter announces run for Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Mary Scott Hunter has thrown her hat in the ring to become the next Lieutenant Governor of Alabama. The position has been vacant since former Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey became Governor.
Hunter is a current Alabama State Board of Education member, but has her eye on the future.
Mary Scott Hunter of Huntsville, who is serving her second term on the state Board of Education, said today she will enter the Republican primary for lieutenant governor next year.
Hunter is a lawyer and an Air Force veteran.
State Board of Education member Mary Scott Hunter (R) is running for Lieutenant Governor in the 2018 election.
Hunter told the Alabama Media Group’s Mike Cason that, “I’m just at a place where I want to do something bigger. I want Alabama to be wildly successful.”
Hunter represents DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Limestone and Madison counties on the School Board.
Hunter’s father, Scott Hunter, was a quarterback at the University of Alabama under coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. He also played eight years in the NFL.