The Alabama race has been called and it’s a YUGE surprise – it’s NOT yearbook and mall enthusiast Roy Moore!!!
IT’S DOUG JONES!!!
BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in a sharp blow to President Trump that narrows the GOP’s majority in the Senate to two. He beat Roy Moore, a former chief justice of the state Supreme Court who had been accused of sexual misconduct.
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 13, 2017
Fox News calls the Alabama Senate race for Doug Jones.
— Byron York (@ByronYork) December 13, 2017
AP CALLS IT FOR DOUG JONES
— Brandon Wall (@Walldo) December 13, 2017
We told ya.
I guess Roy Moore will be takin’ his rootin’ tootin’ lil’ itty bitty shooter somewhere other than Congress.
Here’s our post of the early exit polling.
HOLY MOLY Roy Moore isn’t conceding!!
Roy Moore not conceding! Citing half a point differential when the differential is over a point. Hooray!
— Michael Weiss (@michaeldweiss) December 13, 2017
Roy Moore’s team isn’t conceding. Citing the rule that says if the vote is within .5% there must be a recount. #AlabamaSenateElection
— Reggie Cunningham (@kidnoble) December 13, 2017
Unfortunately for him, Trump has:
Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2017