2024 Election

Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh

Alabama Public Service Commission President

Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh (Campaign website)

Party: Republican

Age: 57

Residence: Montgomery

Political experience: Public Service Commission 2010-present, president since 2012; ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor, 2018; first woman elected executive director/chair of the Alabama Republican Party, 2005.

Professional experience: Co-owner, Cavanaugh Bradley Animal Hospital, Montgomery; former deputy chief of staff/senior adviser, administration of Gov. Bob Riley.

Civic experience: Active members, First Baptist Church in Montgomery.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Auburn University.

Main issues: Advocate for state and federal energy policies to ensure the most reliable and affordable utilities for Alabama residents, including full use of our God-given resources such as coal, natural gas, hydro, wind, solar and nuclear energy, she says on her website. While on the commission, she established an ethics policy and cut government waste.

Campaign: Campaign website.