Who replaced Jeff Sessions in Alabama?
|Appointed by||Robert Bentley|
|Preceded by||Jeff Sessions|
|Succeeded by||Doug Jones|
|47th Attorney General of Alabama|
Who beat Roymoore?
Democratic candidate Doug Jones defeated Republican candidate Roy Moore by a margin of 21,924 votes (1.63%). Jones is the first Democrat to win a U.S. Senate seat in the state since 1992.
How did Doug Jones get elected in Alabama?
Jones won the Democratic nomination in August, and became the Senator-elect for Alabama after defeating former Alabama Supreme Court judge Roy Moore in the general election on December 12, which was also Jones’s 25th wedding anniversary.