No to Jones. No to Moore. But Yes to Bugs, Elmer, Mickey and SpongeBob.

Alabama officials released the recipients of thousands of write-in votes. Some are living. Some are dead. Some were never alive in the first place.

Santa and SpongeBob Helped Doug Jones Win. Here’s How.

There were more than 22,000 write-in votes cast in the Alabama Senate race. That number exceeded the margin of Doug Jones’s victory. Republicans, unwilling to cross party lines, but unhappy with Roy S. Moore, presumably wrote in these names.

Roy Moore Asks Alabama Court to Block Election’s Certification

Less than 24 hours before Alabama officials were expected to certify the results of a Senate election, Roy S. Moore went to court claiming voter fraud.

What Has Bannon Blamed for Moore’s Problems?

In the aftermath of Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama, a look back at all the people and institutions Stephen K. Bannon blamed for Moore’s failures on the campaign trail.

G.O.P. Establishment Declares Open Season on a Weakened Bannon

Roy S. Moore’s loss in Alabama has stirred up fresh worry that Republicans are again descending again into Tea Party-type spasms of self-defeating rage.