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Roy Moore Wins Alabama Runoff, Defeating Incumbent Supported by Trump

September 26, 2017

Roy Moore has defeated Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama's Republican Senate runoff.  With 53% of the vote in, Moore leads by about 13.5%, and has been declared the winner by the Associated Press.

The vote as of this writing (about 9:45 Eastern Time on Tuesday night) is below; click or tap the image to see the latest vote:

 

Strange was supported by the Republican establishment, including President Trump and Senate Majority Leader McConnell. However, polls continually showed Moore ahead, with the most recent ones all showing him up by double digits. Those polls appear to have been validtated by tonight's results.

Moore will face the Democratic nominee Doug Jones, in the special general election on December 12th. The winner will complete the term of former Senator Jeff Sessions, now U.S. Attorney General. The seat is next up for election in 2020.

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