ROCKINGHAM — The first day of filing for the 9th Congressional District special election ended with three candidates, but only one familiar name.

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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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ROCKINGHAM — Nearly two weeks after the members of the Richmond County Board of Elections were appointed, a chairman has finally been announced.

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While North Carolina has become more accommodating to those outside the two-party paradigm, with the recent recognition of the Green and Constitution parties, third-party and unaffiliated voters are still getting the shaft.

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Monday, 14 January 2019 17:51

Moss announces intent to run for NC House

ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County Republican has announced his intent to run for a state seat long held by Democrats.

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ROCKINGHAM — Mark Harris says he was unaware of any wrongdoing and is cooperating with an investigation that’s holding up his certification as the next representative for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.

Harris broke his week-long silence in a video statement Friday afternoon.

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ROCKINGHAM — Democrat Dan McCready has withdrawn his concession in the 9th Congressional District race amid allegations of voting irregularities in Bladen County during last month’s election.

McCready took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to announce his decision.

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ROCKINGHAM — The race for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District has officially come to an end.

Democrat Dan McCready conceded to Republican Mark Harris late Wednesday afternoon, following a tight election that left McCready fewer than 2,000 votes behind.

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ROCKINGHAM — Despite only carrying two of the eight counties in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, former pastor Mark Harris came out on top in Tuesday’s mid-term election.

It was after 1 a.m. before the N.C. State Board of Elections showed all 210 precincts reporting, with Harris defeating Democratic opponent Dan McCready by fewer than 2,000 votes.

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ROCKINGHAM — Both of Richmond County’s state legislators are heading back to the General Assembly. 

State Sen. Tom McInnis and state Rep. Ken Goodman both won their respective campaigns in Tuesday night’s election.

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