2022 Alabama Elections

Lew Burdette, Governor, Republican

Lew Burdette

Lew Burdette

Alabama Governor

Party: Republican

Age: 63

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: None

Professional experience: President, King’s Home, 2002-present; CEO and owner, Kindred Inc.; chief operating officer, Books-A-Million, 1985-98

Civic experience: Director of Christian education, First United Methodist Church, Florence, 1982-85

Education: University of Alabama, 1981

Main issues: Ending corruption in state politics, including limiting campaign contributions; implementing school choice while accounting for unintended consequences, particularly for rural communities; bolstering the education system, strengthening workforce development and attracting higher-paying jobs

Top Contributors: Self, loan, $45,000; Cynthia Burrell, $20,000; Griffin Cooper, $20,000

Campaign: lewin2022.com, www.facebook.com/votelewin22