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Moore, Jones come out on top in Cullman Co.; statewide results closer

Strange, Moore, Jones

Updated 8-16-17 at 6:52 a.m.

CULLMAN - The voters of Cullman County have spoken (20.32 percent of them, to be exact), and they have chosen Republican Roy S. Moore (47.52 percent) and Democrat Doug Jones (65.85 percent) as their nominees for the U.S. Senate seat once held by U.S. Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions. Statewide, the voter gap between Moore and incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Luther Strange was narrower, with Moore taking 38.9 percent of the vote and Strange 32.76 percent. Strange garnered 31.03 percent of the vote in Cullman County. The voters of Alabama will be heading to a Republican run-off election on Sept. 26. The general election will be Dec. 12.

See statewide results here. Alabama's voter turnout was 17.6 percent.

Unofficial totals (not including provisional ballots), according to the Cullman County Probate Office (A breakdown by voter precincts is also available here.):

  • Precincts counted: 50
  • Registered voters- total: 55,486
  • Ballots cast- total: 11,277
  • Ballots cast- Democrat: 904
  • Ballots cast- Republican: 10,373

U.S. Senate- Democrat (candidate, %)

  • Will Boyd 3.88
  • Vann Caldwell 1.44
  • Jason E. Fisher 4.10
  • Michael Hansen 9.42
  • Doug Jones, 65.85
  • Robert Kennedy, Jr., 13.64
  • Brian McGee, .67
  • Charles Nana, 1.00

Over votes: 1

Under votes: 1

U.S. Senate- Republican (candidate, %)

  • James Paul Beretta, .14
  • Joseph F. Breault, .08
  • Randy Brinson, .38
  • Mo Brooks, 15.17
  • Dom Gentile, .09
  • Mary Maxwell, .32
  • Roy S. Moore, 47.52
  • Bryan Peeples, .39
  • Trip Pittman, 4.88
  • Luther Strange, 31.03

Over votes: 7

Under votes: 0

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