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North Carolina Elections Board Orders New U.S. House Election

WorldNews Thursday, 21 February 2019
North Carolina Elections Board Orders New U.S. House ElectionNorth Carolina’s elections board Thursday unanimously ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat tainted by corruption charges surrounding absentee ballots in last November’s election as the candidate leading in the vote decided he would not run in the new race, Reuters reported. The 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris, a Republican, requested a news vote, telling the panel evidence of possible ballot fraud had undermined confidence in the election, the report said. In addition, Reuters reported, Harris told the board he was recovering from an infection that led to sepsis and two strokes and he was not prepared for the “rigors” of the hearing and would not run in the...
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North Carolina's elections board voted unanimously to hold a new US House election in the state Thursday after Republican candidate Mark Harris requested a new vote. Reuters reports Harris told the panel that evidence of possible ballot fraud had undermined confidence in the election. In the...

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