Breaking News Stories

Barry Moore victorious in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District after GOP showdown with Jerry Carl

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) has declared victory in the Republican primary for Alabama's newly elected 1st Congressional District. After federally-imposed redistricting is passed in 2023, Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) will remain the incumbent representative in the 1st District, and Rep. Moore's mansion will be drawn into the district, making the party's He challenged Congressman Kahl over the nomination.

Moore emerged victorious on Tuesday night in an unlikely situation in which two incumbents competed to retain their seats with untested voters.

“I'm grateful to God, my family, my constituents, my staff, and the many dedicated volunteers and supporters who made tonight possible,” Rep. Moore said after declaring victory in the race.

RELATED: Reps. Kahl, Moore campaign for Republican voters in Mobile – 'We all have to make some difficult decisions'

“I'm excited to serve the people of Alabama's First District. My wife, Heather, and I have spent thousands of hours traveling to new districts that are committed to the same things we do: small government, constitutional I've gotten to know some amazing people who are fighting for freedom, fiscal responsibility, and secure borders. The First District looks to me to hold the line and be a voice for true conservatives in Washington. Masu.”

Moore received 51.75% of the vote on Super Tuesday, accounting for more than 53,805 voters, according to the latest results released by the Alabama Secretary of State at the time of posting. Both Congressman Kahl and Congressman Moore were elected to Congress in 2020. Rep. Moore will face a Democratic challenger in his November 5, 2024 general election.

Grayson Everett is the state and politics editor for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @Grayson270

Do not miss it! Subscribe now Get the top Alabama headlines delivered to your inbox.

Source link

Related Posts