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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Tuberville rolls over Sessions

Carl defeats Hightower, Averhart wins over Gardner; eyes turn to November election


July 16, 2020

Joe Thomas

Flomaton poll worker Tommy Neal, right, stays COVID safe as voters cast ballots

It's on to November with Tommy Tuberville and Jerry Carl claiming their respective Republican nominations Tuesday and James Averhart clinching the Democratic nomination in runoff elections that were delayed from March 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unofficial results released from Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill's office show Tuberville with 333,890 votes (60.74 percent) to Jeff Sessions' 215,831 votes (39.26 percent) to win the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate. Tuberville will now face Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in November.

In the runoff for the Republican nomin...

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