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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 Democrat
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
Democrat

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. He became a Senator on January 3, 2021 when he was sworn in.

Democratic Party primary

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

Republican Party primary

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

2020ALSenGOP
Initial primary round results by county
Republican primary results
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

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