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Secretary of State Announces Birth of Son

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have birth to a son on Wednesday morning.

Grimes's office announced the birth of Crawford "Ford" Case Grimes, noting that he arrived at 8:17 a.m.

"Andrew and I have prayed for and dreamed of this day for many years. We are overjoyed to welcome Ford into our lives," Grimes said in an announcement. "We cannot thank enough our amazing team of doctors and nurses over these past several years. We are grateful to everyone who has offered their constant support and encouragement as it has meant more than you know."

"Both my wife and our baby are doing well," said husband Andrew Grimes.

Grimes is set to begin her final year of two terms as Secretary of State.  She has not announced any future political plans.

-Staff report

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