Gov. Bentley Running for Re-Election in 2014

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – Our news partner is reporting that Governor Robert Bentley will be running for re-election in 2014.

“I remain humbled and honored to serve the people of this great state as governor. After prayerful consideration, Dianne and I have decided to seek the Republican nomination for a second term,” Bentley announced in a statement from his campaign.

“Our state has been through a great deal of hardship over the last two years, but we have also enjoyed a great deal of success,” he said.

“œI am proud of the progress we have made, especially when it comes to economic prosperity. I look forward to continuing that progress in a second term.”

The Republican primary will be held June 4, 2014.