If Democrats can flip two of those three, they'll likely win back the majority six years after losing it. won't lose health coverage during the pandemic. It's been good. ", "So for us, tonight, smile. Alabama's diversity is mostly on par with the rest of the nation. Residents in Alabama are less likely than the rest of the country to have a four-year college degree. "Because we are still a work in progress. So the majority could be won tonight. How a life-sized Biden could be a larger-than-life president, Three reasons Joe Biden flipped the Midwest, How a life-sized Biden could be a larger-than-life president, Three reasons Joe Biden flipped the Midwest. There are also races in Montana, South Carolina, Kansas, Alaska and Texas that could flip if Democrats are having a REALLY good night. Appointed Sen. Luther Strange proceeded to lose the primary to Roy Moore, a hard-right former judge who had only narrowly won his last run for statewide office, for state Supreme Court in 2012. Stay tuned on Nov. 3 for live analysis from our reporters. Most polls throughout the year showed Jones down by double digits, and political analysts consistently rated him as the Democrats’ most vulnerable incumbent. Former Auburn U. football coach gives Republicans a key pickup. Meanwhile, AP just called Alabama Senate race for Republican Tommy Tuberville. The possibilities are a little dizzying. Tuberville went head-to-head with Sessions in a primary runoff, saying Sessions — who was the first senator to endorse Trump for president — was insufficiently supportive of Trump while in office. Republicans go into the night with a 53-47 majority. By Allan James Vestal, Andrew Briz, Annette Choi, Beatrice Jin, Andrew McGill and Lily Mihalik. On Tuesday, former football coach and politician Tommy Tuberville beat out Senator Doug Jones for re-election. And if Republicans are having a really strong night, Michigan is their next best opportunity. Households in Alabama generally make less money than the rest of the country. There are a huge number of potentially competitive races. Of all the political surprises during President Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, a Democrat winning an Alabama Senate race was among the most shocking election results. While the national presidential election rages on, many states too close to call with thousands of ballots left to count, there’s at least one election that has been decided for residents of Alabama: our vote for Senator. Jones enjoyed a fundraising advantage for most of the race, despite the national Democratic Party’s reluctance to support him in a reelection campaign many thought was doomed from the start — unless he somehow managed to face Moore again. POLITICO's coverage of 2020 races for President, Senate, House, Governors and Key Ballot Measures. It's been great. Election results provided by the Associated Press. Two races in that state, and one is almost certain to head to a January 5 runoff, while the other is going to be extremely close and could potentially also go to a runoff. Or... it could be won in January. You know it has.". "America should not be led by a permanent ruling class, but citizen servants who serve a few terms in Washington, D.C., then go home," Tuberville said in his victory remarks Tuesday night, during which he took a call on speaker from Vice President Mike Pence. Joe Biden has won the presidency, toppling Donald Trump after four years of upheaval in the White House. He took a handful of jabs at Jones: "I'll be guided by our shared values, conservative values, and I will always vote for the majority of people in the state of Alabama and not for a party like Doug Jones did," he said. The likeliest flip for Republicans is Alabama. Live Alabama election results from the 2020 general election including presidential, Senate and House races and ballot initiatives. He voted to convict Trump on impeachment charges, and he voted against confirming Trump’s picks for the Supreme Court. Trump is the first one-term president in more than 25 years. An advanced degree after a bachelor's degree (such as JD, MA, MBA, MD, PhD), Containing the coronavirus now, even if it hurts the economy, Rebuilding the economy now, even if it hurts efforts to contain the coronavirus, Most important problem or one of many important problems. Eleanor Mueller contributed to this report. But one thing to keep a close eye on: Georgia. But that’s what Jones did in 2017 after Trump named former Sen. Jeff Sessions to his Cabinet, sparking a special election that went sideways for the GOP. Presidential results In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won Alabama by a margin of 27.7 points, adding nine electoral college votes to his total. "I believe one day ... the changes we made are going to be proven right on a lot of things," Jones said Tuesday night in an emotional concession speech. Despite Alabama’s conservative bent, Jones regularly passed on high-profile opportunities to break with his party. So each party has flipped their easiest seat, and the Senate is back where it started at the beginning of the night. The figure can change as NBC News gathers new information. IE 11 is not supported. I will be mindful of the words when I walk on that Senate floor of 2 Corinthians 3:17, which reads, 'where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty,'" he went on. MONTGOMERY, Ala — Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville has been elected to the U.S. Senate in Alabama beating out incumbent Doug Jones, according to … Alabama U.S. Senate election results Alabama congressional election results More Election Results: A complete look at national, state and local races in Election 2020 Additional data from U.S. Census Bureau, MIT Election Lab and POLITICO reporting. Tuberville, a first-time candidate, was among a crowded field of Republicans running to flip the seat back in 2020, including Moore and Sessions, who was booted from his post as attorney general by Trump in 2018. Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville defeated Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama, putting the Senate seat back in Republican hands three years after a surprising special election loss. The expected vote is the total number of votes that are expected in a given race once all votes are counted. Mail ballot processing starts on Election Day. Democrats targeted a number of GOP-held states across the country this year, but Alabama was the one state where Republicans were favored to pad their majority. Happy Election Day! The likeliest flips for Democrats are Colorado and Arizona, followed by tight races in Maine, North Carolina and Iowa. Senate election results including live coverage of key Senate races that are still undecided and how many Republican and Democrat seats are gained or lost. When Moore was accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with underage girls decades earlier, Jones, a former federal prosecutor, was able to stitch together enough votes to flip Alabama. Fauci and Biden team steer clear of each other, Georgia’s chief election official announces. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Of all the political surprises during President Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, a Democrat winning an Alabama Senate race was among the most shocking election results… This number is an estimate and is based on several different factors, including information on the number of votes cast early as well as information provided to our vote reporters on Election Day from county election officials. No surprise, I'm watching the battle for Senate control. Alabama Senate race results 2020, including votes for Tommy Tuberville and Sen. Doug Jones in each county and district, live maps and polling results. See Alabama primary results from March » U.S. Senate Republican Primary Runoff Jeff Sessions is seeking political redemption after his tormented tenure … Live 2020 Alabama election results and maps by country and district. It’s a key pickup that Republicans have been counting on to help them keep control of the Senate.