Former Alabama Secretary of State Nancy Worley dies

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MONTGOMERY

By KIM CHANDLER
Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Former Alabama Secretary of State Nancy Worley has died. She was 70.

Worley later became chair of the Alabama Democratic Party and served from 2013 until she lost a power struggle in 2019.

Her death was confirmed by her friend and long-time coworker and political ally Joe Reed. Reed said hospital officials informed him Wednesday morning of her passing.

A retired school teacher, Worley was elected secretary of state in 2002. She served one term. Before running for political office, Worley twice served as president of the Alabama Education Association.

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12/29/2021 7:34:56 PM (GMT -6:00)

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