Rep. Will Ainsworth sworn into office, talks about what’s next

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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) -- After a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday, newly elected House District 27 Representative Will Ainsworth is officially in office.

As he stood in front of supporters, state, and local officials Wednesday morning in the Marshall County Courthouse, Will Ainsworth was officially sworn into office.

Since his campaign started, one of Ainsworth's platforms was to bring jobs to District 27, which is composed of areas in Marshall, DeKalb, and Blount Counties. Since his election, Ainsworth says he's already started working on that feat. "We started the day after the election getting to work, and today just made it official, and we're excited, and ready to work for District 27," Ainsworth says.

Ainsworth's promise to his district is to bring in 21st century jobs to the area. "For instance we're going down to Louisiana to meet with a company," Ainsworth says, "It's a manufacturing company that's one of the top manufacturing companies in the U.S., and we're going to leave today to talk with them about recruiting an industry right here."

Another area Ainsworth wants to pay attention to is education. He says he would like to instill more technology in his district's schools.

Ainsworth says he feels the district is ready for the industry he wants to recruit. He says he's ready to provide the district with the opportunity he feels it deserves.