Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones will have to get significant numbers of black voters to the polls in order to win, but the state’s voter suppression will make that a tough task.
WASHINGTON ? A super PAC backing Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate in Alabama’s special Senate election, is targeting Facebook ads at African-American voters in an effort to boost turnout for the Dec. 12 election.
The state’s “black belt” made big turnout gains in support of the Democratic candidate, providing his margin of victory in the Senate special election in a deep red state.
For Alabama Democrat Doug Jones to win Tuesday’s special election for U.S. Senate, he’ll need near-historic turnout from the southern state’s large black community and progressive voters. If history holds, … Click to Continue »
Charles Barkley, a former NBA star and Alabama native, hailed Democrat Doug Jones' upset victory against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama on Tuesday night. Barkley said Jones's win is a "wake-up call" for Democrats that the...