Update: Birmingham, Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race

He’s our first Democratic senator in 25 years. Alabama votes for character, choosing policy over party.

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Via The New York Times:

“The fact that Alabama’s voters have sent a Democrat to the Senate for the first time since Howell Heflin retired in 1997 is a stunner …”

Previously:

As the nation looks on (with a collective side-eye), Alabama votes for a new senator today. Today!

Here’s how to find your polling place. Polls are open until 7 p.m., Birmingham.

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Birmingham runoffs for mayor, city council and school board only one week away

On Tuesday, Birmingham voters head to the polls in a city-wide election runoff. Mayor, city council and school board seats are up for grabs.

Incumbent William Bell and former Birmingham School Board President Randall Woodfin will face each other in the race for Birmingham’s next mayor.

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UPDATE: Moore clinches GOP Senate nomination in special primary runoff

UPDATE: Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, beat out Senator Luther Strange, in Alabama’s special primary runoff on Tuesday.

According to WIAT, Moore maintained an early lead, and the Associated Press called the race around 8:40 PM.

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