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Establishment GOPer Beats Out Tea Partier In Alabama Special Election Runoff

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"Voters in Alabama have spoken and congratulations are in order for Bradley Byrne as the victor in Alabama’s Republican runoff election," said National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) in a statement. "This district has a history of sending talented and effective Republican legislators to Washington, and I have every confidence that Bradley will carry on that tradition of excellence by winning the general election next month."

Byrne will now face Democrat Burton LeFlore and Independents James Hall and Curtis Railey in the general election that takes place in December. Byrne is favored to win the general election.