Alabama votes today in the 2017 special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The last Alabama polls close at 8 p.m. Eastern / 7 p.m Central.
10:45pm UPDATE: Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Seat Formerly Held by Jeff Sessions. In many ways this result mirrors the 2010 Scott Brown victory in Massachusetts. Previously Discussed HERE.
The margin of victory appears to be around 1% in favor of the Democrat Doug Jones. 49.7% -VS- 48.7% (LINK)
The republican candidate is Roy Moore and the democrat candidate is Doug Jones. The contest is being watched as a controversial referendum on the political pendulum ahead of the 2018 mid-terms next year. Currently republicans hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate:
New York Times Election Results HERE
Alabama Secretary of State Election Results HERE