Associated Press called the Alabama GOP Senate Special Election primary at 9 p.m central for Judge Roy Moore and Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) as the two top vote getters headed to a runoff race.
Neither candidate obtained the majority needed to avoid a runoff. As of 10:09 pm central, Moore was in first place with 39.5 percent of the votes and Strange was in second place with 32.3 percent of the vote.
The winner of the runoff will face Democratic primary winner Doug Jones in a December general election replace former Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), now President Trump’s Attorney General.
Rep. Mo Brooks finished in third place in the GOP primary and is out of the runoff.
As of 10:09 pm central, the results are as follows:
Roy S Moore (Republican) 39.5% 142,802
Luther Strange (Republican) 32.3% 116,649
Mo Brooks (Republican) 19.9% 71,853
Trip Pittman (Republican) 6.6% 23,898
Randy Brinson (Republican) 0.6% 2,191
Mary Maxwell (Republican) 0.4% 1,351
Bryan Peeples (Republican) 0.4% 1,321
James Beretta (Republican) 0.2% 834
Dom Gentile (Republican) 0.1% 281
Joseph F Breault (Republican) 0.1% 219
361,399 Total Votes