Jones was one of two Democratic U.S. senators facing re-election in 2020 in a state President Donald Trump carried in 2016, the other being Gary Peters from Michigan. } vertical-align: top; While the majority of changes occurred as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some changes occurred for other reasons. padding-bottom: 8px; display: block; Tuberville's campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment. ", On Saturday, after Trump tweeted that “Jeff Sessions is a disaster who has let us all down. Your personal feelings don't dictate who Alabama picks as their senator, the people of Alabama do."[37]. padding:7px 8px 8px; .votebox { That is why I will always vote to protect and preserve our Second Amendment rights. Criminal Appeals Judge Beth Kellum has defeated Will Smith in a runoff for the Republican nomination for the Place 2 seat. The Associated Press projected Tuberville as the winner in the election about 90 minutes after the polls closed in Alabama. Sessions also called Tuberville a tourist from Florida. } I will stand with President Trump and fight any attempt to discredit his Presidency. max-height: 580px; Ballotpedia provides race ratings from three outlets: The Cook Political Report, Inside Elections, and Sabato's Crystal Ball. .non_result_row div { background-color: green; } background-color: #6db24f; margin-left: 1%; The 2020 United States Senate election in Alabama will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Alabama, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states, elections to the United States House of Representatives, and various state and local elections. Meanwhile, Tuberville has maintained his biting attacks on that recusal, accusing Sessions of betraying the president, who is firmly in Tuberville's corner and has said Sessions would be his only "do-over" since taking office. [45], Jeff Sessions was the only Republican to file for this race. color: #888; Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election. padding-top: 60px; overflow: hidden; Alabama modified its primary runoff election date as follows: For a full timeline about election modifications made in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, click here. For more on the candidates' criticisms and responses to one another's criticisms, click here. He said, "We have gotten away from our core beliefs in this country in education and our kids are being indoctrinated in socialism and communism. Links below are for endorsement lists from candidate websites, where available: In the "Issues" section of his campaign website, Sessions published a booklet containing his plan, "Betting on America: Standing Up to China's Cold-Blooded Drive for Power." insider.[1]. It protected the rule of law & resulted in your exoneration. } The Republicans are looking to hold onto their 53-47 majority in the Senate, and Alabama could prove to be a real shot at flipping a Democrat-held seat. } Trump tweeted on March 4, "This is what happens to someone who loyally gets appointed Attorney General of the United States & then doesn’t have the wisdom or courage to stare down & end the phony Russia Witch Hunt. State of the Race: Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama "State of the Race" is a regular feature running Fridays exclusively on MSN and at The Hill through the November election. ", From last week: Vulnerable Republicans embrace green issues in battle to save seats, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Opinion: The disturbing truths in the new Vatican report on the McCarrick scandal, Republican senator says he will step in if Biden doesn't have access to intelligence briefings by Friday. Until Tuesday's runoff, the president had been 0 for 2 in Alabama Senate races. .votebox-results-metadata-p { This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, @media only screen and (max-width: 600px) { External Relations: Alison Prange • Sara Key • Sarah Rosier • Kari Berger .votebox-results-cell--number { .race_header { Recuses himself on FIRST DAY in office, and the Mueller Scam begins! 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Arthur Orr: Bradley Byrne 'would do the best job' for the state as U.S.