2020 United States Senate election in Alabama

Election

An election happened on November 3, 2020 to elect a Senator from Alabama. The two people in the election were Doug Jones (Democratic Party) and Tommy Tuberville (Republican Party). Tuberville won the election with 60.2% of the vote.[1] He became a Senator on January 3, 2021 when he was sworn in.[2]

2020 United States Senate election in Alabama

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  Tommy-Tuberville-Coaches-Tour-5-29-08-(cropped).jpg Senator Doug Jones official photo (cropped 2).jpg
Nominee Tommy Tuberville Doug Jones
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,392,076 920,478
Percentage 60.2% 39.8%

2020 United States Senate election in Alabama results map by county.svg
County results
Tuberville:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Jones:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. senator before election

Doug Jones
Democratic

Elected U.S. senator

Tommy Tuberville
Republican

Democratic Party primaryEdit

Nobody in the Democratic Party went against Doug Jones in the primary, so no vote happened.[3]

Republican Party primaryEdit

Six people were in the Republican Party primary. Tommy Tuberville won the runoff.[4]

 
Initial primary round results by county
Tuberville
  •   Tuberville—50–60%
  •   Tuberville—40–50%
  •   Tuberville—30–40%
  •   Tuberville—<30%
Sessions
  •   Sessions—30–40%
  •   Sessions—40–50%
  •   Sessions—50–60%
Byrne
  •   Byrne—30–40%
  •   Byrne—40–50%
  •   Byrne—50–60%
  •   Byrne—60–70%
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tommy Tuberville 239,616 33.39%
Republican Jeff Sessions 227,088 31.64%
Republican Bradley Byrne 178,627 24.89%
Republican Roy Moore 51,377 7.16%
Republican Ruth Page Nelson 7,200 1.00%
Republican Arnold Mooney 7,149 1.00%
Republican Stanley Adair 6,608 0.92%
Total votes 717,665 100.00%

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Alabama, 2020[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tommy Tuberville 1,392,076 60.10% +11.76%
Democratic Doug Jones (incumbent) 920,478 39.74% -10.23%
Republican gain from Democratic

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State of Alabama - Canvass of Results -" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  2. "Tommy Tuberville sworn in to U.S. Senate". WBRC. 3 January 2021. Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  3. "Ballotpedia". Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Primary Election - March 3, 2020". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020-03-19.