MOBILE, Alabama — Former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt cruised to victory on Tuesday night, defeating Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) by a nearly 2-to-1 margin with 77% reporting.
Britt got a shot in the arm with a late-race endorsement from former President Donald Trump, who had previously endorsed Brooks but rescinded it back in March.
She will face Democrat nominee Will Boyd in the November election, where she is a heavy favorite in the one-party state of Alabama.
“Alabama has spoken,” Britt said in her victory speech on Tuesday. “We want new blood. We want fresh blood. We want someone who will fight for Christian, conservative values.”
In his concession speech, Brooks blamed special interests and labeled Britt as one of