Video: Doug Jones’ victory speech on Tuesday in Birmingham
Hallelujah it’s over! Results from today’s special election for U.S. Senate in Alabama …
More election coverage in our Vote 2017 special report.
(Updating throughout the evening.)
The expected voter turnout statewide was 20 percent to 25 percent. The actual turnout was a whopping 40 percent.
Chart: Voter turnout
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Winner in red
This just in on Twitter …
This is hilarious, his form sucks & that horse was thinking about bucking him pic.twitter.com/NLWfm8QtlY
— Molly (@Molly_Kats) December 12, 2017
In case you missed this. https://t.co/ITeIV73DMa #alsen #alpolitics
— MontgomeryAdvertiser (@MGMAdvertiser) December 12, 2017
Multiple Alabama voters got this email this afternoon from AL Democratic Party: “Make a plan and vote tomorrow.”
State party tells me this email was sent yesterday and they’re checking what’s going on. They said 2 new emails were sent today saying today is Election Day. #ALSen pic.twitter.com/MppiIptcoy
— Lauren Walsh (@LaurenWalshTV) December 12, 2017
BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama. @AP race call at 10:23 p.m. EST. #AlabamaElection #APracecall
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 13, 2017
— Matt Scalici (@MattScalici) December 13, 2017
This year the Trumpiest of the Trump states gave @realDonaldTrump two losses. First, he backed Strange and Moore won, then he backed Moore and Jones won.
— Kyle Whitmire (@WarOnDumb) December 13, 2017
Here’s the front page of tomorrow’s @NYDailyNews. pic.twitter.com/ikzWFEEknP
— Frank Pallotta (@frankpallotta) December 13, 2017
Made Alabama Great Again!
— Randy Yates (@randyajax) December 13, 2017
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