ROCKINGHAM — Dan McCready won’t be the only retired Marine running for the 9th Congressional District, as former Mecklenberg County Commissioner Matthew Ridenhour— saying "It takes a Marine to beat a Marine — announced in a press release Wednesday that he was jumping in the race, bringing the field of GOP candidates to five for the special election.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 14:34

Harris drops out of 9th District race

ROCKINGHAM— Mark Harris will not be running in the election redo for the 9th Congressional District.

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ROCKINGHAM — With the North Carolina Board of Elections calling for a new race for the 9th Congressional District, several questions remain.

One, of course, is: Who is going to run?

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RALEIGH — Does beleaguered Republican Rev. Mark Harris have a prayer of winning a new 9th U.S. Congressional District election?

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RALEIGH — Andy Yates, the principal campaign strategist for Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Rev. Mark Harris, said he now questions whether McCrae Dowless legally rounded up absentee mail votes that helped to push Harris to an unofficial 905-vote win over Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th U.S. Congressional District.

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RALEIGH — The 9th Congressional District will continue to go without representation in Washington throughout the rest of the month after a Wake County Superior Court judge denied a request to certify Mark Harris as the winner of November's election.

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RALEIGH — Republicans and Democrats held dueling news conferences Monday afternoon, trying to sway public opinion on the question of whether GOP Rep.-elect Mark Harris should be seated in the state’s 9th U.S. Congressional District.

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To the editor:

The 9th Congressional District Executive Committee of the Democratic Party passed a resolution on Saturday, Jan. 5 in support of a complete investigation of election fraud allegations in the 9th district. 

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RALEIGH — Republican Rep-elect Mark Harris will get his day in court. Thursday, Jan. 3, he filed a petition in Wake County Superior Court seeking to declare him the victor in the 9th U.S. Congressional District election. Harris cites a recent precedent by the same court to support his demand.

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Wednesday, 02 January 2019 18:20

9th District hearing postponed

ROCKINGHAM — A resolution to North Carolina’s disputed 9th Congressional District race is even farther from coming to fruition.

The N.C. State Board of Elections announced late Wednesday afternoon that a hearing scheduled for Jan. 11 has been postponed and the investigation into voting irregularities will continue.

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