ESCAMBIA, Fla. (WALA) - Republicans across Escambia County, Fla. gathered at the Miller's Pensacola Alehouse for an election night watch party.
Local Republican officials walked away disappointed after FOX News called the presidential election for Barack Obama.
Chairman of the Republican Party for Escambia County, Susan Moore said volunteers and local republicans expected the race to the White House to be much closer.
President Obama was projected to win before the state of Florida was even called.
"We're just a bit shocked I guess," said Moore.
She said however she will support President Obama during his next four years, but is hoping for a different outcome this time around.
Moore thanked all the local volunteers and Republican Party chairs who have been tirelessly campaigning throughout the region; specifically Northwest Florida.
Republican Bradley Byrne has won the special election in the 1st Congressional District in southwest Alabama.
A Mobile Police captain and one of her precinct officers were convicted of engaging in a sexual relationship while on duty.
A spokesman for Representative-Elect Bradley Byrne says Byrne is expected to be sworn into office during the second week of January, 2014 when the House reconvenes.
The Mega Millions estimated jackpot has increased to $636 million, making it the second largest jackpot in U.S. history. Many folks from the Alabama Gulf Coast traveled to Perdido Key today to snag a chance at winning the jackpot.
A judge is one step closer to deciding if an oil company can continue building a pipeline near Mobile County's drinking water supply.
Loxley Police are still investigating a traffic accident that took the life of a pedestrian in Loxley Monday, December 16, 2013. No charges will be filed against the driver, but police are still hoping to find out what might have led to …