Tri-City Ledger -

By Pete Riehm
Guest Writer 

Senators should represent the wishes of their state

 

March 12, 2020



The morning after Alabama’s bruising Super Tuesday GOP US Senate primary to select a challenger to current Democrat Senator Doug Jones, most Alabama voters woke up wondering how we wound up with a run off between former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville. Tuberville received about 34% and Sessions received a very weak 31% for someone who had held that same seat for two decades. Congressman Bradley Byrne came in a strong third with about 26%; and Byrne was the second choice for the vast majority of voters. So over a third of Alabama voters f...



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