He tweeted, Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!
In Alabama 98% of black women voted for Doug Jones and 63% of white women voted for Roy Moore. In the Presidential election of 2016, 94% of black women voted for Hillary and 52% of white women voted for Trump.
The turnout numbers from Democratic strongholds like Birmingham and Montgomery in Alabama gave Republicans reason to sweat in the Trump era.
Alabama. % support for Jones:
African Americans 96%
Those who disapprove of Trump 93%
Age 18-29 60%
College grads 54%