Club for Growth PAC announced the endorsement of Tommy Tuberville for the Alabama Senate Republican primary runoff. Politico’s James Arkin published an exclusive report on the announcement.
“Tommy Tuberville is a principled, free market conservative who has the support of President Trump and has put together a great campaign to defeat Doug Jones’ Senate.,” said David McIntosh, Club for Growth PAC President.
President Trump endorsed Tuberville in a March 10 Tweet. Club for Growth PAC polling ahead of the endorsement showed Tuberville had a four-point lead on Sessions. The poll also showed Tuberville’s lead could increase to 24 points with Trump’s public support.
The seat is currently occupied by Democrat Senator Doug Jones who defeated Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore in a December 2017 special election 49.9% to 48.4%. In 2016, Donald Trump easily beat Hillary in Alabama by 62.1% to 34.4%,
Club for Growth PACs support conservatives in key elections across the country. In 2018, Club for Growth PACs won 85% races in the election while maintaining 8.9% overhead.