Office: Lieutenant governor
Political experience: Member, Alabama House of Representatives, District 27, 2014-present.
Professional experience: Youth pastor at Albertville’s Grace Fellowship Church; small-business owner; cattle rancher and owner of Dream Ranch; founder and owner Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo
Education: Auburn University, bachelor’s in marketing.
Main issues: According to his campaign website and campaign ads, Ainsworth says he is a Christian conservative who supports stronger ethics laws, term limits and smaller government. The candidate is pro-gun and proposes that teachers be trained and certified to carry firearms.
Top Contributors: ALA Forestry, $147,000; Alabama Builders, $50,000; Farm PAC, $44,120; Progress PAC, $25,000; Gregory Rader, $40,000; Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama Inc., AutoPAC $25,000; Burkes Mechanical Inc., $30,000; Alabama Realtors, $25,000; Progress PAC, $25,000; TreePAC, $25,000.