A demographic breakdown of Doug Jones’s election victory

Doug Jones’s

vote share

White-only

population

> 60%

<40

> 70%

<50

Huntsville

Birmingham

Montgomery

Mobile

Doug Jones won a narrow victory in a traditionally Republican state

According to exit polls, 98% of black women voted for Jones

High-school

graduates

Population living

below the poverty line

> 90%

<70

> 25%

<10

Huntsville

Birmingham

Montgomery

Mobile

Alabama's better-educated cities tended to Democrat whatever their racial makeup

The poorest areas are the southern plains, where voters were most likely to vote Democrat

Doug Jones’s

vote share

White-only

population

High-school

graduates

Population living

below the poverty line

> 60%

<40

> 70%

<50

> 90%

<70

> 25%

<10

Huntsville

Birmingham

Montgomery

Mobile

Doug Jones won a narrow victory in a traditionally Republican state

According to exit polls, 98% of black women voted for Jones

Alabama's better-educated cities tended to Democrat whatever their racial makeup

The poorest areas are the southern plains, where voters were most likely to vote Democrat

Doug Jones’s

vote share

White-only

population

High-school

graduates

Population living

below the poverty line

> 60%

<40

> 70%

<50

> 90%

<70

> 25%

<10

Huntsville

Birmingham

Montgomery

Mobile

Doug Jones won a narrow victory in a traditionally Republican state

According to exit polls, 98% of black women voted for Jones

Alabama's better-educated cities tended to Democrat whatever their racial makeup

The poorest areas are the southern plains, where voters were most likely to vote Democrat