Black women voters lead the way in Alabama election

(NNPA) – A heavy African American turnout in Alabama‚Äôs special election propelled underdog Democratic candidate Doug Jones to victory, in a hotly-contested race against the flawed, yet heavily-favored, Republican candidate Roy Moore. The New York Times reported that Jones defeated Moore 49.9 percent to 48.4 percent with 1.7 percent of voters preferring a write-in candidate. […]