POLITICO's coverage of the 2018 midterm races for Senate, House, Governors & Key Ballot Measures. Get real-time 2018 Alabama election results & live maps by county. This majority fell to a 52-48 split in 2017, and with the special election victory of Alabama Sen. Doug Jones (D) shrinking the Republican majority to 51-49 in 2018, partisan control of the Senate was at risk of changing as a result of the 2018 elections. Democratic Sen. Doug Jones's seat will be up for grabs in 2020. ALABAMA . When Election Day came, Mr. Jones became the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter of a century, defeating Mr. Moore by 21,924 votes in a race … Alabama's senior Senator, Republican Richard Shelby, was elected to his sixth six year term in 2016. Democrat Doug Jones ... entered the Senate race in March after a sustained recruitment effort from national Democrats. Feel free to distribute or cite this material, but please credit the Center for Responsive Politics. Democrats in Alabama hold onto 2017 energy but normalcy likely returning to 2018 midterms Updated Jan 29, 2019; Posted Oct 04, 2018 U.S. Senate Doug Jones watch party in Birmingham NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2013-2018 Senate election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data available electronically on 06/20/2019. ... is an Iraq War veteran who ran unsuccessfully for Senate in 2018.