- US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville will advance to a run-off in Alabama’s Republican primary for US Senate, Decision Desk HQ Projects.
- Most of the polls in Alabama closed at 8:00 pm ET – follow along for live results here.
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Former US Attorney General and US Senator Jeff Sessions and former Auburn University football coach will advance to a run-off election on March 30, the winner of which will become the Republican nominee for US Senate in Alabama.
Alabama US Senate Republican primary results:
Who are the candidates?
These candidates have filed to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, who won the seat Jeff Sessions vacated to serve as President Donald Trump’s attorney general in a huge upset over Roy Moore in a December 2017 special election.
- Former US Attorney General and Senator Jeff Sessions, who is seeking to win back his old Senate seat.
- Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama’s first congressional district.
- State Rep. Arnold Mooney.
- Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice and 2017 US Senate nominee Roy Moore.
- Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville.
- Businessman Stanley Adair.
- Ruth Page Nelson.
Who did the polling say is ahead?
The most recent poll of the race conducted from February 4-6 by the Alabama Daily News and Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy shows Sessions with a narrow lead over the rest of the field, earning 31% of the support of likely Republican primary voters compared to 29% for Tuberville, 17% for Byrne, and 5% for Moore with 16% undecided.
Catch up on live coverage from the primary:
While you wait for Alabama Senate results to come in, head over to our main Super Tuesday post to follow all the action.
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