Sen. Gardner urges Jones to vote with GOP

Dec 12, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's Senate election Tuesday night.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee and Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner are urging Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, who won the state’s special election, to fill a vacant Senate seat, to vote with the GOP.

Sen. Cory Gardner heads the Republican Senate’s fundraising arm and said he hopes Jones will do the right thing and truly represent Alabama by choosing to vote with the Senate Republican majority. Alabama hasn’t elected a Democratic senator since the early 1990s and is reliably conservative.


The National Republican Senatorial Committee pulled its support for Republican Roy Moore after he was accused of pursuing teenage girls while he was in his 30s and engaging in inappropriate sexual contact with a 14 year old. Sen. Gardner said the results are clear that the people of Alabama deem Moore unfit to serve.