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Alabama Officially Declares Doug Jones The Winner In Senate Race

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Alabama Officially Declares Doug Jones The Winner In Senate Race





Alabama has officially certified Democrat Doug Jones’s victory over Republican Roy Moore in this month’s special Senate election.

Moore, who had refused to concede in the wake of the election result, filed a last-minute lawsuit on Wednesday alleging voter fraud and calling for “a new special election”after losing to the Democratic candidate by 20,000 votes.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, Secretary of State John Merrill and Attorney General Steve Marshall signed the official certification at 1:10 p.m. on Thursday, officially declaring Jones the winner.

“I am looking forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year,” Jones said in a statement shortly after the certification.



“As I said on election night, our victory marks a new chapter for our state and the nation. I will be an independent voice and work to find common ground with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to get Washington back on track and fight to make our country a better place for all.”




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