“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.
“I 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.