Republican Dan Bishop Wins Special Election in North Carolina

Headline Roundup September 11th, 2019

Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for the 9th congressional district seat in North Carolina. The district, which was plagued by ballot fraud in 2018, is a traditionally-conservative one that Democrats hoped to capture. Bishop reportedly won by roughly two percentage points.

Republican Dan Bishop Wins Special Election in North Carolina

From the Right
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Republicans scored an important victory in North Carolina Tuesday as President Trump helped them hang on to a GOP congressional seat in a closely- watched special election.

Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won the race for an open congressional seat defeating Democratic candidate Dan McCready.

Bishop is a state senator and he tied himself tightly to President Trump who staged an election eve rally for him Monday night.

"Tonight the voters of North Carolina sent a message that shouldn't just be heard within the confines of the ninth district. It should...

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From the Left
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Dan Bishop’s narrow win suggests that Republicans need to dial up their efforts to keep the suburbs in 2020.

Dan Bishop, a North Carolina Republican known for writing the state’s controversial “bathroom bill,” narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready to win a House seat in the state’s Ninth Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ.

His victory comes in the wake of a massive scandal that plagued the district’s election last fall, and suggests that Republicans still have a lot to worry about in 2020.

North Carolina’s Ninth is, after...

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From the Center
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Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump’s party.

With 99% of precincts reporting, Bishop, a 55-year-old state senator for whom Trump campaigned, led Democrat Dan McCready, a 36-year-old veteran of the Marines, 50.81% to 48.59%, the state board of elections said.

North Carolina’s 9th congressional district, a suburban-rural area in the southeastern part of the state, has been represented by Republicans in Congress since the 1960s and voted...

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