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.
Democrat Dan McCready and the North Carolina State Board of Elections both want a judge to deny Republican Mark Harris' petition to certify the 9th Congressional District race and declare him the winner.
Republican Mark Harris says he regrets avoiding reporters after a local GOP board meeting on Monday night. After the meeting Harris took off down an emergency exit stairwell and set off an alarm when leaving the ground floor door. He then drove away when his car without answering reporters questions
Documents obtained exclusively by WBTV are providing the first look inside the absentee ballot operation of a Bladen County political operative hired by Mark Harris’ 2018 campaign for Congress, which is under scrutiny as part of a wide-ranging investigation into alleged election fraud.
Records show the immediate past Chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections had frequent contact in the days leading up to the 2018 general election with a Bladen County Democrat who is among those interviewed by NCSBE investigators.
Republican Mark Harris said ‘political weaponization’ was to blame for the decision by North Carolina State Board of Elections to not certify his victory in the race for the 9th Congressional District.
The campaign of Republican Mark Harris said he plans to file a legal challenge on Thursday that will ask a court to order he immediately be certified as the winner of the 9th Congressional District election.
Republican Mark Harris filed an emergency petition Friday morning requesting the North Carolina State Board of Elections certify the District 9 congressional, effectively declaring him the winner and seating him in Congress.
A three-judge panel overseeing a lawsuit challenging the current makeup of the North Carolina State Board of Elections issued a new ruling Thursday night that effectively dissolves the board at noon on Friday.
A key figure in the ongoing investigation into voting irregularities in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District has refused an interview with investigators with the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
The lawyer for a man who has come to be a central figure in the ongoing scrutiny over potential voting irregularities in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District has issued a statement on her client’s behalf.
Leadership in the North Carolina Republican Party released a resolution Monday calling on the North Carolina State Board of Elections to either hold a public evidentiary hearing to detail evidence of election fraud in the 9th Congressional district or immediately certify the race’s results.