Although he received an endorsement from President Donald Trump and the majority of the $13.9 million spent on the primary by outside organizations went to support his run—including backing from the Mitch Mc Connell-aligned Senate Leadership Fund super PAC—Strange was unable to pull ahead of Moore in any public opinion poll released following the August primary. attorney Doug Jones (D) and Arlester Mc Bride (I) in the general election on December 12, 2017.He was the first incumbent senator to lose a primary since Indiana's Richard Lugar in 2012. What were the big questions for Republican voters heading into September 26?
In the tables below you may view election results from every United States Senate election in Alabama dating back to 1986.“When these allegations came out within the last week it was incredibly, incredibly, painful for him, his wife, his mom, his daughter, his grandchildren,” Jauregui said.An avalanche of national Republicans have called on Moore to drop out of the race in recent days.New twists and turns emerged in the Alabama Senate race Wednesday as an attorney for Roy Moore questioned the motives of one accuser, the state Republican Party huddled to discuss its support of Moore and three more females surfaced to allege past sexual misconduct.Speaking to reporters in Birmingham on Wednesday, attorney Phillip L.Last week, the Washington Post reported that he pursued relationships with four teenage women dating back to the 1970s when he was in his early thirties and single.
One woman told the paper she was 14 when the 32-year-old Moore asked her out and made sexual advances.
The other woman, then-22-year-old Becky Gray, said that Moore repeatedly asked her out and lingered near her in a way that made her uncomfortable.
When she complained to her manager, she was told it was "not the first time he had a complaint about [Moore] hanging out at the mall." Also Wednesday night, the Alabama Republican Party’s steering committee held a meeting to discuss its next steps amid the growing scandal.
One of the women, Gena Richardson, told the Post that when she refused to give Moore her phone number, he called her high school to ask her out on a date.
She eventually agreed to go out with Moore and said he ended the date by giving her a "forceful" kiss.
In announcing his candidacy, Moore said, "My position has always been God first, family then country.