Katie Britt slams ‘real’ election victory over Brooks, insists Alabamians ‘need new blood’

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race is set for Alabama voters In Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff election, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala. But after Katie Britt’s victory, it’s up to her to decide who will be the next US senator this November.

In his first interview after his election victory, Britt described the “surreal moment” to Fox News Digital and said he was unsure whether it was “sunk enough” that he would be a Republican in the general election in Yellowhammer State. will represent the party. 8 November.

Katie Britt, the U.S. Republican Senate candidate for Alabama, speaks during an Election Night Watch event Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Montgomery, Alabama.
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“I’m so excited,” she said, adding that Alabamians “need new blood.”

Asked about former President Trump’s endorsement of his candidacy and whether he believes it affected his chances of winning, Britt said, “Absolutely!”

Trump-backed Katie Britt won the Alabama Goop Senate primary runoff election against Rep. Moe Brooks

“We were very proud to have earned that support and also know that people know – and obviously the president said – that we are best placed to fight for America’s First agenda,” she said. “That’s what I’m hearing all over the state. People remember those policies.”

Ahead of the general election, Britt said that she and her team will “continue our grassroots campaign, we will continue to cross the state, meet voters and spread our message.”

Britt said he believes it is important to “earn the vote” of Alabamians and added that he hopes to be elected because he is “the best person for the job.”

The newly elected Republican nominee from the state also touted the importance of her victory as it relates to inspiration for other conservative women who aspire to run for office.

“It’s so exciting to see so many young conservatives and young women stepping up and saying ‘It’s time,'” Britt said. “What it boils down to is do we see this country led by Joe Biden and everything moving in the wrong direction. As moms, we know that if we don’t step up and fight, some Will not even survive to fight for our children.”

Alabama Senate candidate Katie Britt stands with her son and daughter as they speak to members of the media after voting in Montgomery on May 24, 2022.

Alabama Senate candidate Katie Britt stands with her son and daughter as they speak to members of the media after voting in Montgomery on May 24, 2022.
(Brit campaign)

Britt stated that the Republican Party is “no longer a party of big business” and instead said that it is a party of “working Americans”.

Britt, who served as chief of staff to retired Sen. Richard Shelby but has never held public office, will face Democratic nominee and pastor Will Boyd, who easily held his own last month with more than 60% of the vote. The primary was won.

She is expected to lead to victory in November, and become the first woman to represent the state of Alabama in the US Senate.

The largely Republican state has elected only one Democratic senator in the past 30 years when it elected Doug Jones in a 2017 special election over Republican and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was accused of sexual misconduct at the time. went.

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Boyd spoke with Fox News Digital on Tuesday and outlined his agenda ahead of the general election in November, saying he has received great support from his party and independent voters in Alabama and has what it takes to win the seat.

Boyd, who was born in South Carolina, said, “Many Alabamians came up to me and said that I was the only hope at the moment, so it carried me and I am here today.” “I have a lot of Republicans, independents, and Democrats who are really hoping to lead me to win this Senate seat.”

Will Boyd, the Democratic nominee for Senate, will face Britt in Alabama.

Will Boyd, the Democratic nominee for Senate, will face Britt in Alabama.
(Will Boyd Campaign)

“We have a middle class that needs to grow and move forward,” Boyd said. “I want to raise the middle class from the middle to the top, from the ground up. I want to end poverty as much as possible.”

Boyd said Alabama needs to make sure it “takes the right approach” to ensure success in the state and that it wants access to healthcare to expand and improve.

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“I want to see equal justice for all,” he said. “We still see where there is no fairness, there is no equity in the court system where African Americans’ voices are not being heard … and of course our environment is important … we know climate change is real. “

Boyd said he and his supporters “really believe this is an election that we will win and do well in November,” but added that many people in the state believe that the dark red Alabama has their own. The chances of winning are an “incredible climb”.