Moore defeats Strange in Lowndes and in state in U.S Senate Special Republican Primary Runoff
Published 10:57 pm Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By Fred Guarino
The Lowndes Signal
Lowndes County’s Republican choice for U.S. Senate reflected that of the state Tuesday night, Sept. 26 with the county going for Roy S. Moore.
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According to unofficial results from the Lowndes County Probate Office, with 13 of 14 boxes reporting, Moore defeated Luther Strange with 352 votes or 52.85 percent of the vote to 314 votes or 47.15 percent.
There were 667 votes cast in Lowndes County in the U.S. Senate Special Republican Primary Runoff Election. And according to the Office of Secretary of State of Alabama, there were 9,155 registered voters in Lowndes County of which the turnout Tuesday was 7.29 percent.
The one remaining box to be counted in Lowndes County is that of provisional ballots that will county next Tuesday, Oct. 3.
According to the Office of Secretary of State of Alabama with 67 of 67 counties reporting, Roy S. Moore defeated Luther State 247,553 votes or 54.89 percent of the vote to 203,435 or 45.11 percent.
There were 451,161 votes cast from a total of 3,134,166 registered voters or 14.39 percent statewide.
“Congratulations are also due to Roy Moore on his win, and I look forward to supporting him as our party’s nominee,” said Gov. Kay Ivey.
Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan also congratulated Moore on his victory as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.
The unofficial breakdown in Lowndes County is as follows:
At White Hall Town Hall there were 38 votes cast with More getting 23 and Strange getting 15.
At Lowndesboro CME Church there were 149 votes cast with Moore getting 81 and Moore getting 67. There was 1 under vote.
At Bethel Church there were 22 votes cast with Moore getting 7 and Strange getting 15.
In Mosses Town Hall there were 10 votes cast with Moore getting 9 and Strange getting 1.
At New Salem Church there were 47 votes cast with Moore getting 31 and Strange getting 16.
At the Hayneville C.H. Annex there were 74 votes cast with Moore getting 31 and Strange getting 43.
At the Burkville Volunteer Fire Department there were 45 votes cast with Moore getting 25 and Strange getting 20.
At Lily Baptist Church there were 32 votes cast with Moore getting 13 and Strange getting 19.
At New Hope Church there were 10 votes cast with Moore getting 9 votes and Strange getting 1.
At the Fort Deposit (Municipal Complex) there were 54 votes cast with Moore getting 29 and Strange getting 25.
At the Sandy Ridge Community Center there were 66 votes cast with Moore getting 28 and Strange getting 38.
At the Lowndes County DEV Office there were 109 votes cast with Moore getting 56 votes and Strange getting 53.
There were 11 absentee ballots cast with Moore getting 10 and Strange getting 1.
The Special General Election for U.S. Senate will be Dec. 12, 2017.