It’s 8 p.m. ET, and polls are closing throughout Alabama and Washington, DC.
Listed here are the important thing races we’re monitoring:
Alabama: Republicans Katie Britt and Mo Brooks are going head-to-head in a runoff for his or her social gathering’s Senate nomination. Britt gained former President Donald Trump’s endorsement after taking nearly 45% of the vote within the first spherical final month.
This Republican main to fill the seat of retiring GOP Sen. Richard Shelby has captured nationwide consideration for months. Trump in March yanked his endorsement of Brooks, accusing the congressman of going “woke” for suggesting voters transfer on from the 2020 election, although Brooks was the primary Home Republican to vow to oppose congressional certification of Joe Biden’s victory.
Britt, the previous president of the Enterprise Council of Alabama and a one-time high Shelby aide, has solid herself as a Trump-aligned conservative whereas arguing that Brooks, a six-term incumbent, is a profession politician who solely not too long ago embraced the previous President after closely criticizing him in the course of the 2016 GOP presidential main.
There’s additionally a Republican main runoff for Brooks’ US Home seat in northern Alabama, with Dale Robust and Casey Wardynski dealing with off.
Washington, DC: Mayor Muriel Bowser faces three main challengers within the Democratic main as she bids to turn into the primary DC mayor to win a 3rd consecutive time period since Marion Barry in 1986.
Crime has been a central challenge and Boswer is dealing with off towards from Robert White, James Butler and Trayon White.