Judge Roy Moore is running for his old seat on the Alabama Supreme Court and won the Republican nomination for that seat on Tuesday. And he had an interesting way of getting attention on election day.
Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is a step closer to getting his old job back after he received a little more that 50 percent of the vote to win the Republican nomination, according to unofficial results showed Wednesday.
After a night of uncertainty, Moore had 50.37 percent, more than the 50 percent plus one vote that he needed to avoid a runoff with either of his challengers, former Attorney General Charlie Graddick or current Chief Justice Chuck Malone.
He rode his horse to the polling place, which is appropriate to the 1840s, the decade to which he would like to return America. And he’s going to win in November, of course. Yes, Alabama just reelected a man who once wrote in a legal opinion that the state should put gay people to death. Which means they don’t have that far to go to return to the 1840s.