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  AL US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Alabama > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2017 - 04:00pm Central
Polls Open December 12, 2017 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close December 12, 2017 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2018 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.22% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last Modifiedameliaphoenix September 14, 2018 06:09pm
Data Sources2017 Official General Election Results (No Write-in Appendix): [Link]

2017 Official General Election Results (Write-In Appendix): [Link] (Note: This PDF is 430 pages long)
Description To complete the term for the seat vacated by the resignation of Jeff Sessions to become US Attorney General.

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Results by county:
[Link]

Doug Jones received 17 write-in votes and Roy Moore received 15 write-in votes despite being on the ballot.

Non-Alabama politicians receiving write-in votes (36 votes): George H. W. Bush 2, Ben Carson 3, Donald Trump 5, Pat Robertson 1, Sarah Palin 2, Ron Paul 1, Mike Huckabee 5, Mitch McConnell 1, John McCain 3, Greg Abbott 1, John Edwards 1, Chuck Schumer 1, George W. Bush 2, Bill Clinton 1, Herman Cain 1, Jeb Bush 1, Mitt Romney 2, Colin Powell 1, Rand Paul 2

Non-Alabama celebrities receiving write-in votes (113 votes): Phil Robertson 75, Sean Hannity 2, Clint Eastwood 3, Jimmy Buffett 2, Warren Buffett 1, Robert Redford 1, Matthew McConaughey 1, Tim Tebow 1, Chuck Norris 1, TJ Watt 1, James Woods 1, Adam Levine 1, Ed Orgeron 1, Randy Moss 1, Ted Nugent 1, Hank Williams 1, Tom Selleck 1, Beyonce Knowles 1, Ellen Degeneres 1, Kris Jenner 1, Ben Shapiro 1, Peyton Manning 1, Mickey Mouse 10

Write-ins for religious figures: Jesus Christ 24, Santa Claus 2

Write-in votes for dead persons (9 votes): Ronald Reagan 2, Thomas Jefferson 3, Jefferson Davis 1, Martin Luther King 1, George Wallace 2

Write-in votes for Internet Memes: Harambe 2, Deez Nuts 1
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won02/09/2017
NameLuther Strange Votes1 (100.00%)
Term02/09/2017 - 01/03/2018 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 15, 2017 AL US Senate - Special R Primary Roy Moore R 425,379
Aug 15, 2017 AL US Senate - Special D Primary Doug Jones D 165,811
Sep 26, 2017 AL US Senate - Special R Runoff Roy Moore R 481,146
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/03/2017 12/12/2017
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Doug Jones 3 --1 --
Roy Moore 4 4 3 --
Leaning Call: Roy Moore (77.78%)
Weighted Call: Roy Moore (94.52%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/08/2017 12/10/2017

CANDIDATES
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Name US Attorney Doug Jones Chief Justice Roy Moore (I) (W) Sen. Luther Strange (W) Lee Busby (W) Write-In (W) Rep. Morris J. "Mo" Brooks (W) Ron Bishop
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Republican Independent Nonpartisan Independent Republican Libertarian
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes673,913 (49.97%) 651,987 (48.34%) 7,763 (0.58%) 5,514 (0.41%) 4,749 (0.35%) 1,234 (0.09%) 1,118 (0.08%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -21,926 (-1.63%) -666,150 (-49.39%) -668,399 (-49.56%) -669,164 (-49.61%) -672,679 (-49.87%) -672,795 (-49.88%)
Predict Avg.49.50% 48.70% 0.00% 0.12% 1.53% 0.00% 0.01%
Cash On Hand 11/22 $2,610,480.00 9/6 $285,407.06 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 05/10/2017 05/16/2017 -- 11/27/2017 00/00/0001 06/01/2017 06/01/2017
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MATCHUP POLLS (39 from 18 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.02%-- 46.73%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.23%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Anderson Robbins (D) / Shaw & Company (R) - FOX News 
12/07/17-12/10/17
50.00% -- 40.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Emerson College 
12/07/17-12/09/17
44.00% 2.0 53.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Monmouth University 
12/06/17-12/09/17
46.00% -- 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gravis Marketing 
12/05/17-12/08/17
45.00% 3.0 49.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Trafalgar Group 
12/06/17-12/07/17
45.77% -- 50.88% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
SurveyMonkey 
11/30/17-12/07/17
49.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name (W) Nick Saban (W) Attorney General Jeff Sessions (W) Mac Watson (W) Chanda MIlls Crutcher (W) Rep. Gary Palmer (W) Gov. Kay Ivey (W) Gov. Bob Riley
PartyIndependent Independent Republican Independent Independent Independent Republican Independent Republican Independent Republican
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes418 (0.03%) 416 (0.03%) 262 (0.02%) 196 (0.02%) 122 (0.01%) 113 (0.01%) 101 (0.01%)
Margin-673,495 (-49.94%) -673,497 (-49.94%) -673,651 (-49.95%) -673,717 (-49.95%) -673,791 (-49.96%) -673,800 (-49.96%) -673,812 (-49.96%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 06/01/2017 06/01/2017 11/09/2017 06/01/2017 06/01/2017 06/01/2017 06/01/2017
MATCHUP POLLS (39 from 18 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Anderson Robbins (D) / Shaw & Company (R) - FOX News 
12/07/17-12/10/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Emerson College 
12/07/17-12/09/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Monmouth University 
12/06/17-12/09/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gravis Marketing 
12/05/17-12/08/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Trafalgar Group 
12/06/17-12/07/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
SurveyMonkey 
11/30/17-12/07/17
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
VIEW 39 MORE CANDIDATES


EVENTS
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
11/30/2017 Roy Moore vs Doug Jones TVAd Mixed eng Judge Roy Moore – Contrast  00:00:30 RP 
11/22/2017 vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Immoral  00:00:30 RP 
11/20/2017 vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Voices  00:00:30 RP 
11/14/2017 Doug Jones vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Common Ground  00:00:30 RP 
11/06/2017 Doug Jones vs Roy Moore TVAd Issue eng Fix it  00:00:30 RP 
10/30/2017 Doug Jones TVAd Feel Good eng Honor  00:01:00 RP 
10/23/2017 Doug Jones TVAd Issue eng Unity  00:00:31 RP 
09/20/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Issue  00:00:30 RP 
09/19/2017 vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Career  00:00:30 RP 
09/19/2017 Luther Strange Radio Ad Issue eng Side  00:01:00 RP 
09/19/2017 Roy Moore TVAd Mixed eng Vote  00:00:30 RP 
09/17/2017 Luther Strange vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Out of Touch  00:00:30 RP 
09/15/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Stand with Luther Strange  00:00:30 RP 
09/13/2017 vs Roy Moore TVAd Attack eng Roy Moore Is Clueless & Confused  00:00:15 RP 
09/11/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Issue eng Mad  00:00:30 RP 
08/16/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Values  00:00:30 RP 
08/09/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Endorsement eng Luther Strange - Trump Man  00:00:30 RP 
08/08/2017 Roy Moore TVAd Defend eng Defeat the Deceivers  00:00:29 RP 
08/07/2017 vs Morris J. "Mo" Brooks TVAd Attack eng Mo Brooks Bragged About Attacking Trump   00:00:30 RP 
07/24/2017 Morris J. "Mo" Brooks TVAd Issue eng Second Amendment   00:00:30 RP 
07/12/2017 vs Morris J. "Mo" Brooks TVAd Attack eng "Trust" AL  00:00:30 RP 
07/11/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Diner  00:00:30 RP 
07/10/2017 Morris J. "Mo" Brooks TVAd Issue eng Build the Wall  00:00:54 RP 
06/12/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Values  00:00:30 RP 
05/30/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Endorsement eng Shooting Range  00:00:30 RP 
05/16/2017 Luther Strange TVAd Biography eng Alabama Conservative   00:00:30 RP 
05/09/2017 Luther Strange Web Only Ad Biography eng Big Luther Strange   00:01:42 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 26, 2018 02:00pm News Failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore files defamation lawsuit over ads  Article Poll Vaulter 
Feb 01, 2018 10:10am Strategy Roy Moore is still asking for donations  Article RP 
Jan 02, 2018 12:05pm Amusing Roy Moore's Jewish lawyer voted for Doug Jones, raised money for his campaign  Article RP 
Dec 16, 2017 10:00am Statement Moore tells supporters ‘battle is not over’ in Senate race  Article RP 
Dec 13, 2017 11:25am Commentary Senate Republicans bravely denounce Roy Moore the day after he loses  Article RP 
Dec 04, 2017 04:00pm Scandal Woman shares new evidence of relationship with Roy Moore when she was 17  Article RP 

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