The family of McCrae Dowless released a new statement Monday promising that more information will come out about allegations related to election fraud that has swirled for years, stemming from the 2018 election for the 9th Congressional District. Dowless died of cancer on Sunday.
McCrae Dowless, the political operative at the center of the 9th Congressional District scandal in 2018, pleaded not guilty to charges related to election fraud in Wake County court on Monday. His trial set set for late August.
Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman announced on Wednesday that she would not file charges against former Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris as part of her probe of the 9th Congressional District scandal.
Josh Malcolm, the former chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, has resigned from his full-time job as general counsel at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, effective this Thursday. The resignation comes as WBTV pushes for Malcolm's communication records.
There’s some anxiety, nervousness and concern surrounding Tuesday’s special election. As voters decide on who they want to represent them in District 9.The seat in the U.S. Congress has been empty for about a year because of last year’s election scandal.
Along with two third-party candidates, Bishop and McCready are running in the special Sept. 10 election to fill the seat that’s been vacant since January. They reacted to the weekend shootings that took the lives of at least 31 people.
Dan Bishop was declared the winner of the Republican primary Tuesday night and will represent the GOP in the special election for the open house seat in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District in September.
Early-voting sites open on Wednesday through May 10 in the 9th congressional district's eight counties. Six counties have just one early-voting site open on weekdays during regular business hours. Mecklenburg County has seven sites.
A candidate for Lumberton City Council lost her race by one vote in 2015. Records from the NC State Board of Elections show investigators found evidence the woman's opponent had paid three people to vote for him. But the local prosecutor said there wasn't enough evidence to even investigate.
Three search warrants were unsealed Wednesday, giving new details in the ongoing criminal investigation into allegations of election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District and other races in Bladen County.
A coalition of more than a dozen media outlets, including WBTV, has filed a petition seeking to unseal three search warrants that have been filed by the Wake County District Attorney as part of the criminal investigation into voting irregularities in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District.
Dowless, a Bladen County political operative who was hired by Mark Harris to run an absentee ballot operation in Bladen, Robeson and Cumberland Counties in the 2018 election, was also arrested after the indictments became public Wednesday morning.
Harris, who was the unofficial winner of the 9th District election in November, made the announcement just days after a four-day hearing into alleged election fraud held by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Two sealed search warrants filed by Wake County District Attorney Lorin Freeman and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are providing the first clues as to the nature of the criminal investigation into allegations of election fraud in the 9th Congressional District.
In a rally Friday afternoon, Democrat Dan McCready announced that he will be running for the special election in NC09 following the North Carolina Board of Election vote Thursday to hold a new election.
On the fourth day of the North Carolina State Board of Elections hearing, the board voted unanimously to hold a new election in the 9th District. Prior to the vote, Republican Mark Harris said he believes there should be a new election.
Members of the newly-formed North Carolina State Board of Elections spent hours behind closed doors on Thursday receiving a briefing from board staff about the results of an investigation into irregularities in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.