Primary election: Kay Ivey wins GOP nomination for lieutenant governor

Lt. Governor Kay Ivey

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Republican Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey is half-way toward her goal of winning a second term.{}{} {}Ivey won the Republican nomination Tuesday night by defeating Kimberly minister Stan Cooke.{} With 66 percent of precincts reporting, Ivey has 61 percent of the vote to Cooke's 39 percent, according to unofficial returns.{}{} {}Ivey meets the Democratic nominee, former state Rep. James Fields, in the general election Nov. 4.