Moore wins Marengo County in GOP runoff

Published 12:01 pm Friday, September 29, 2017

Roy Moore won a Republican runoff election against Luther Strange Tuesday for a seat in the U.S. Senate, with Marengo County voters helping the former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice rise to the victory.

The runoff is leading up to a special election to fill the seat vacated when Jeff Sessions accepted the position as U.S. Attorney General. Strange was appointed to fill the seat by former governor Robert Bentley.

Moore was the favorite of voters in Marengo County by a total count of 970 to 815.

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Following are the totals for Marengo County polling places: Demopolis Civic Center, Moore 37, Strange 42; Demopolis National Guard, Moore 31, Strange 22; Aflame Church, Moore 230, Strange 267; Providence Town Hall, Moore 93, Strange 65; Faunsdale Town Office, Moore 42, Strange 24; Linden Armory, Moore 82, Strange 49; Rangeline Baptist Church, Moore 46, Strange 22; Thomaston, Moore 61, Strange 64; Flatwoods Community Center, Moore 1, Strange 0; Magnolia Community Center, Moore 16, Strange 17; Surginer Community Center, Moore 47, Strange 33; Dixons Mills Volunteer Fire Department, Moore 22, Strange 22; Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, Moore 22, Strange 13; Linden Hwy. 43, Moore 63, Strange 72; Sweet Water Town Office, Moore 70, Strange 39; Nicholsville Baptist, Moore 26, Strange 14; Putnam Voting Booth, Moore 13, Strange 0; Nanafalia, Moore 18, Strange 14; and Myrtlewood Methodist, Moore 39, Strange 24.

Absentee ballots came in with Moore at 11 and Strange with 12.

Moore will face Democrat Doug Jones in a special election on Dec. 12.