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Live blog: Primary runoff

Tuesday is primary runoff day in Alabama.

Included in the runoffs is the Republican U.S. Senate election between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), the Alabama Secretary of State race between candidates State Rep. Wes Allen (R-Troy) and State Auditor Jim Zeigler, and Alabama State Auditor race between State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) and Stan Cooke.

In North Alabama, the fifth congressional district Republican runoff is taking place between former Secretary of the Army Casey Wardynski and Madison County Commission chairman Dale Strong.

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Tuesday afternoon described turnout as “light” but predicted it would finish up between 10-15% by the end of the day.

Most polls close in Alabama at 7:00 p.m.

Yellowhammer News will update this live election blog with results and news as they come in.

UPDATE 9:17 p.m.:

Allen wins GOP nomination for Alabama Secretary of State.

UPDATE 9:03 p.m.:

Britt: “The future of Alabama is bright.”

UPDATE 9:00 p.m.:

Tuberville congratulates Britt and says she “will be a strong partner” in fighting for Alabama values.

UPDATE 8:58 p.m.:

Britt thanks U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), her old boss, and former President Donald Trump in speech.

UPDATE 8:52 p.m.

Dale with a Strong victory over Wardynski.

Dale Strong defeats Casey Wardynski, secures AL-5 GOP nod in dominant victory

UPDATE 8:49 p.m.:

Brooks concedes.

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UPDATE 8:37 p.m.:

Britt wins the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate.

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Katie Britt handily defeats Mo Brooks, clinches GOP nomination for U.S. Senate

UPDATE 8:22 p.m.:

Allen trouncing Zeigler.

UPDATE 8:16 p.m.:

Brooks waving the white flag?

UPDATE 8:12 P.M.:

UPDATE 8:06 p.m.

Both U.S. Senate (Britt), AL-5 (Strong) already called by national reporter Dave Wasserman.

UPDATE 8:00 p.m.:

Britt dominating the Wiregrass region.

UPDATE 7:58 p.m.:

The scene at Britt’s HQ:

Brooks rubbing elbows.

UPDATE 7:56 p.m.:

With just under 15% reporting, WSFA has Strong (64%) leading Wardynski (36%).

UPDATE 7:52 p.m.:

With around 5% reporting, Britt leads with 63% of the vote in the U.S. Senate race, compared to Brooks’ 37%, per WSFA.

UPDATE 7:35 p.m.:

Yellowhammer News’ Yaffee is on hand for Brooks’ watch party.