On September 10, voters in two North Carolina districts will head to the polls to fill two vacant seats: one created by the death of GOP Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03) and the other created by findings of absentee ballot fraud in 2018 (NC-09). GOP physician and state Rep. Greg Murphy is the overwhelming favorite to win the 3rd CD, while Democrat Dan McCready and GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop are locked in a close re-do election in the 9th CD.
NC-03: VACANT (Jones) (R) - East and coast: parts of Greenville, the Outer Banks Solid Republican. Urologist and state Rep. Greg Murphy is the prohibitive favorite to come to Congress after defeating pediatrician Joan Perry in the July 9 GOP runoff, 60 percent to 40 percent. He will face former Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas in the September 10 general, but the 3rd CD voted for President Trump 60 percent to 36 percent in 2016 (the most Democratic portions of Greenville are in the 1st CD). Most of the national attention on this race has focused on Republicans' failure to
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