Polling shows Moore maintaining lead over Jones

December 11, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Two new polls show that ahead of Tuesday’s election, Roy Moore (R) is leading Doug Jones (D) for the U.S. Senate seat.

In Gravis’s previous poll,  Democrat Jones was leading by three points.  On Saturday, Gravis’s new poll has Republican Moore leading by four points.  Gravis Marketing surveyed 1,254 likely voters.  The poll was conducted from December 5th thru December eighth and has a margin of error of 2.8 percent.

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Republican National Committee announces support for Moore after previously cutting ties

December 6, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, December 5, 2917 The Republican National Committee announced that it was resuming its support for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday.

Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan said in a statement regarding the RNC’s continued support for Moore.

“The Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Ronna McDaniel, has contacted us and confirmed that the RNC is transferring funds to the Alabama Republican Party for the Roy Moore campaign for the December 12 U.S. Senate election,” Lathan said. “We are grateful for the RNC’s partnership with the ALGOP in this race. We are also thankful for President Trump’s recent show of support in highlighting the major policy differences between the left-wing Democrat, Doug Jones, and the constitutional conservative, Republican Roy Moore.”

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Moore leads by two percentage points in new poll

November 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, the Raycom News Network and Strategic Research released a poll showing Judge Roy Moore up by two points over former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones.  The Moore campaign had been easily outdistancing the Jones campaign and appeared to be running away with the race, until a Washington Post story torpedoed the Moore campaign alleging improper treatment of women by a single Moore after he finished law school. The Raycom poll from November 8; before the release of the women from the 1970s allegations that made national and international news; showed Moore up by 8 points.

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New poll has Doug Jones with a five-point lead

November 20, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, a new poll by Gravis indicates that Doug Jones has surged to the lead in the U.S. Senate race in the aftermath of accusations from several women claiming that Judge Roy Moore may have acted inappropriately with some young ladies on the Gadsden singles’ scene in the 1970s.

The new poll shows 47 percent support for Clinton era U.S. Attorney Doug Jones (D) for Senate. Moore, who has led throughout, has dropped to just 42 percent support. Eleven percent reported that they were now uncertain who they would vote for.
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State Rep. Will Ainsworth endorses Roy Moore

November 6, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, state Rep. Will Ainsworth, R-Guntersville, announced that he is backing U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate. Ainsworth said that Moore will work to rebuild a strong military and ensure that soldiers and veterans are treated with respect.

“I am honored to offer my enthusiastic endorsement to Judge Roy Moore and his campaign for the U.S. Senate,” Ainsworth said. “Judge Moore embraces and fully supports President Trump’s agenda of repealing Obamacare, lowering taxes on working Americans, protecting our borders, and ensuring we have a strong military with active soldiers and veterans who are treated with the respect and deference they deserve.”

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Healthy Food Financing Program is a reality for Alabama

November 3, 2017

By Staff
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, an innovative public‐private partnership is officially up and running in Alabama, paving the way to bring fresh food retailers to under-served areas across the state.

The Healthy Food Financing Program is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affair. ADECA will disperse $300,000 in up to $50,000 increments through a statewide application process. The application is now live at www.adeca.alabama.gov and food retailers, including grocers, farmer’s markets, wholesale markets and other fresh food vendors are invited to apply. The deadline for application submissions is Dec. 20, 2017.
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Moore gets more endorsements

November 2, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Roy Moore is climbing in the polls, and more and more conservative-thought leaders are endorsing his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Jeff Sessions.

On Wednesday morning, former Speaker of the House Rep. Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., announced his endorsement of Judge Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate.

“There’s nothing more important for advancing the President’s agenda than having another conservative voice in the U.S. Senate – which is why we need Judge Roy Moore in Washington,” Gingrich said. “Roy Moore is a West Point graduate, Vietnam Veteran and constitutional scholar who has been a fighter for our conservative values. He will help rebuild our military and stop the gross overreach of federal power.”

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Jones falls behind, new poll gives Moore 17-point lead

November 1, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, Politico reported that in the latest poll in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race, Roy Moore holds a 17 point lead over Democrat Doug Jones.

The new poll by Axis Research taken from October 24 through October 26, 2017, focused on likely special election voters in Alabama.

The President of Axis Research Brenda Gianiny said in a statement, “We see a race that is looking less and less competitive for Democrat Doug Jones.”

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Bernie Sanders, Randall Woodfin may aid Doug Jones in Senate campaign

October 26, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, October 17, The New York Times reported that “national leaders, including Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders, have appealed to Mr. Woodfin to deploy his field organization to help Mr. Jones in the Special Election for the Senate.”

Randall Woodfin is the 36-year-old mayor-elect of Birmingham. Woodfin told the reporters, Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, that African-Americans are “looking for people to fight for their issues.”

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Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee endorse Roy Moore for US Senate

October 18, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the Judge Roy Moore (R) for U.S. Senate campaign announced that it has received the endorsements of U.S. Senators Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

The Moore campaign said that Sen. Rand Paul has served in the United States Senate for six years and has earned a reputation for his stalwart defense of the Constitution, limited government and fiscal conservatism.

“Judge Roy Moore has spent a lifetime defending and standing up for the Constitution while fighting for the people of Alabama. We need more people in Washington, D.C. that will stand on principle and defend the Constitution. I look forward to welcoming him to the Senate very soon,” Sen. Rand Paul said.

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