Secretary of State Grimes announces pregnancy

07/23/2018 04:18 PM

Alison Lundergan Grimes is pregnant with her first child.

The Democratic Secretary of State announced the pregnancy via a news release and social media post on Monday. Grimes and her husband Andrew are expecting a boy in December.

“The journey to grow our family has not been easy. With the assistance of talented doctors, numerous surgeries, a supportive family and immense prayer and faith, we are finally in a place where we can announce joyous news to the Commonwealth – we are expecting our first child, a baby boy, in December,” Grimes said in a news release confirming the pregnancy.

“Having endured the devastating heartbreak of multiple miscarriages, this is news that I was not sure we would ever get to share with folks,” she continued. “Andrew and I appreciate the outpouring of love and support and continue to hold those struggling with infertility in our hearts. You are not alone.”

Grimes is term limited as Secretary of State, and has been considering running for governor and attorney general in 2019.

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