2020 United States Senate election in Alabama

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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

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]

Democratic Party primary[change | change source]

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

Republican Party primary[change | change source]

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%

Results[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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.