FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2017
After Democrat Doug Jones won the special election to fill the open U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue issued the following statement:
“Doug Jones’ victory offers hope not just for Alabama but for our country. Doug Jones is walking proof that candidates can run and win without sacrificing the core values we stand for as a party, the values that American women and families depend on us to uphold.
“And the contrast in this race could not have been starker. Faced between losing a Senate seat and backing a known pedophile, GOP leaders chose the latter. But now, their time is up. That a Democrat will now represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate couldn’t be a clearer sign that the tides are turning. Republicans running in 2018: we’ll see you at the ballot box.”