Kayla Moore, wife of Roy Moore, loses bid for Alabama GOP committee

Kayla Moore, wife of Roy Moore, loses bid for Alabama GOP committee
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Kayla Moore, wife of former Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreTrump looms as flashpoint in Alabama Senate battle Alabama Senate contender hits Sessions in new ad: 'Hillary still ain't in jail' The Hill's Campaign Report: Rising Klobuchar, Buttigieg face test in diverse states MORE (R), lost her bid on Tuesday for a seat on the state Republican Executive Committee.

She lost the Place 2 seat from Etowah County to a longtime member of the committee, Sandra Lasseter, according to Alabama news site AL.com.

Lasseter received 7,275 votes and Kayla Moore received 5,939.


"Thank you to all who voted for me today! Congratulations to Mrs. Lasseter," she posted on Facebook Tuesday night. "Sorry I couldn't post sooner but I have had a difficult time trying to find it as we are out of town. Thank you all again!"

Roy Moore lost the Senate race last year to Sen. Doug Jones (D) following multiple accusations of sexual misconduct and assault involving teenagers.

The special election was to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsOn the Trail: Senate GOP hopefuls tie themselves to Trump Trump looms as flashpoint in Alabama Senate battle Trump tweets test Attorney General Barr MORE

Kayla Moore vehemently defended her husband during the campaign and accused the media of portraying the couple as “anti-Semitic” last December.

Roy Moore once suggested that billionaire Democratic donor George Soros is going to hell.

His former campaign manager, Rich Hobson, was also defeated on Tuesday in his race to unseat Rep. Martha RobyMartha Dubina RobyCollins Senate bid sets off game of musical chairs for GOP Global health is the last bastion of bipartisan foreign policy Stefanik defends Roby 'for bringing her son to work' after Post op-ed MORE (R-Ala.), AL.com reported.