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Barry Moore wins Alabama GOP runoff to replace Martha Roby

Barry Moore wins Alabama GOP runoff to replace Martha Roby
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Former state Rep. Barry Moore (R) won the Republican runoff in Alabama’s reliably red 2nd District on Tuesday, leaving him well placed to replace retiring Rep. Martha RobyMartha Dubina RobyLobbying world House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit The year of the Republican woman MORE (R) in November.

Moore won with 59 percent of the vote, with 89 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press. He beat businessman Jeff Coleman in the runoff elections, after the two advanced from a seven-way primary on March 3 without clinching a majority.

Moore will face Democrat Phyllis Harvey-Hall in November to replace Roby, who is retiring after 10 years representing the District.

Alabama’s runoff elections were postponed from March 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

-- Updated at 11:30 p.m.