Alex Cummings was a Libertarian candidate for Illinois Lieutenant Governor in the 2014 elections. Cummings and his gubernatorial running mate Chad Grimm faced the Democratic ticket of incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn and Paul Vallas and the Republican ticket of Bruce Rauner and Evelyn Sanguinetti in the general election. Alex Cummings lost the general election on November 4, 2014. Cummings works as a medical doctor.