North Carolina's 9th District goes blue

North Carolina's 9th District goes blue

An additional challenge to attracting voter interest was that the legislature canceled this year's primaries for local trial and state appeals court races.

The district, which Trump won by 12 percentage points in 2016, stretches through the central part of North Carolina's southern border. McFadden earned 51 percent of the primary votes.

Though turnout was typically low, North Carolina's primary election wasn't without some notable fireworks last night.

Voters can find out where to vote and their registration status on the state board of elections' website.

Just after noon at Maggie Valley's Ivy Hill precinct, 112 people had voted in person after 167 others had already submitted absentee ballots.

The campaign focused on backing from evangelical Christians and who would best support President Donald Trump, who didn't endorse either candidate.

Victor Wanyama receives praise from Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino
The game kicks-off at 3pm on Sunday along with every other match on the final day of the English top flight season. The second season we finished third, but we lost the possibility to win the league against Chelsea with the draw.

In another closely watched congressional race, Democrat Linda Coleman, a former state representative and two-time candidate for lieutenant governor, won a three-way primary. The race, according to the paper, was between a "straight shooter" insurgent candidate and an incumbent who had "repeatedly embarrassed his district" with gaffes.

The three-term incumbent is the first congressman to lose this year. And eight of the 13 members of the congressional delegation have primaries. Libertarian Tom Bailey also will be in the fall election.

Harris led Pittenger by 48.5 percent to 46.2 percent with all precincts reporting when the Associated Press called the race shortly after 10:30 p.m. EST. Unaffiliated voters - who can choose to vote in either the Democratic or GOP primaries - and Republicans are voting slightly less than their registration proportions. That suggests Democratic enthusiasm in November.

It won't be smooth sailing to Congress for Harris, as he faces a strong Democratic challenger: Dan McCready, a veteran and small-business owner.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Robert Pittenger lost his Republican primary to a Southern Baptist pastor who flipped the results of their 2016 primary. Far more Democratic voters than Republicans turned out in District 9, even though it's a Republican-leaning district and had a more competitive Republican primary than Democratic one.

Related News:



Most liked

Madrid Open, 3rd Ld-Writethru,712
Nadal had set a record of winning 50 consecutive sets on a single surface by beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman on Thursday. Anderson hopes to make his third final of the season and his first final appearance ever in a ATP Masters Series.

Arsenal will challenge for Premier League title next season - Wenger
On the match he would change: It's always the last one - not Leicester because there was nothing at stake - but Atletico Madrid. Wenger will take charge of his last game for Arsenal at Huddersfield on Sunday after nearly 22 years at the helm.

Tremors felt in North India as quake hits Afghanistan-Tajikistan border
The natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 shook buildings in Afghanistan's Kabul and was felt in Pakistani cities, Reuters reported. Panic triggered across Jammu region on Wednesday when an high intensity natural disaster jolted the region.

Chris Brown's Team Calls $17 Million Alleged Rape Lawsuit A "Shakedown"
A report from the NY Daily News places Brown in the middle of an alleged rape and assault in Los Angeles a year ago . Doe says the woman was menstruating, and she was horrified to be covered in blood afterward.

Household of seven discovered lifeless with gunshot wounds in Australia
He said homicide detectives were helping police and could not provide further details as the investigation is ongoing. However, police would only describe the call as from a "male person" connected to the property .

People are raising ethical questions against Human-sounding Google Assistant
A lot of Google I/O 2018 was focused on Google's assistant and how they are leading the way for new and smarter devices. Google just announced their latest update to the digital assistant and it sounds exactly like a human being.

Kimbrel & Co Implode In The 8th
Red Sox relievers are tied for 21st in the majors in eighth inning ERA (5.00). "Both of these games have come down to the wire". The new AL East leaders have sole possession of the best record in the majors for the first time since July 27, 2012.

Will be doing more pressers unlike PM: Rahul
The Congress president flayed the prime minister for his "silence" on incidents of killing of Dalits and attacks on them. Instead of realising the ground reality, its leaders are staking claim for the post of prime minister of the country.

Putin, Merkel back Iran deal
The deal was brokered after almost 20 months of negotiation between Iran and the United States, Germany, Britain, China, Russia and France, as well as the European Union.

Fight Breaks Out During Yankees-Red Sox Game
Rodriguez's excellent outing (5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K) ended up being lost in the shuffle, though, as the Yankees would rally. He also scored three runs, snapping out of a season-long slump that had seen him enter the game with a.198 batting average.

Meghan McCain responds to White House official joking about John McCain "dying"
She went on to thank those who shared well wishes for her father and how her father's career and character have made her proud. Now, McCain's arguing to colleagues that Haspel should be disqualified, but Graham said he told McCain he's wrong.

West Ham boss Moyes expects Chicharito to miss Man Utd
Moyes's men heads into this clash following their 2-0 victory over Leicester City last weekend in the Premier League . With little to play for, it might be something of a flat atmosphere in east London on Thursday night.

New Rolls-Royce Cullinan revealed - aimed over and above Bentley's Bentayga
If one wheel loses traction, that wheel's shock absorber will push down on it until it makes contact with the ground. Power-folding rear seats, split 70/30, are another first for a Rolls-Royce, as is a touchscreen infotainment system.

California becomes first state to require new homes have solar power
It does include exceptions when requiring solar panels isn't feasible - such as on a home shrouded in shade - or cost effective. California is on cusp of becoming the first US state to require solar panels on all new homes beginning in 2020.

Fortnite: Where to Find Thanos
After owning earth's mightiest heroes in Avengers: Infinity Wars , Thanos is ready to take over the world of Fortnite . The new mode aptly titled Infinity Gauntlet allows players to control Thanos once they locate the Gauntlet on the map.