NC Republicans ratchet up their case to certify Republican Mark Harris in the 9th District, questioning why no evidence has emerged to prove that there was election fraud. Democrats say let the investigation continue.
In a new court filing, Republican Mark Harris asks a Wake County court to seat him in the 9th District. Lawyers for Dan McCready meanwhile asks the court to wait for the board of elections investigation to conclude.
Who are all the key players in the 9th District election fraud scandal? From pastor and Republican candidate Mark Harris to Bladen County political operative McCrae Dowless, here’s a cast of characters.
AP Exclusive: Emails show an elections investigator traveled to North Carolina's Bladen County many times in 2010, but couldn't build a strong enough case to support criminal charges against a political operative now under scrutiny.
Former Republican Rep. Andy Dulin pleaded no contest last month to DUI in Ohio. When it first came up in October, he called it “a smear.” Dulin went on to lose his bid for a second term to Democrat Brandon Lofton.
NC Senator Phil Berger claimed that Andy Penry, the former NC elections board chairman, “tried to drag a cancer-stricken woman out of her hospital bed to testify.” And that’s not all. PolitiFact checks it out.
The NC Democratic Party says a new law would cloud investigations like the one into NC’s 9th District race. The state elections board is reviewing voting irregularities in the Mark Harris-Dan McCready race.
Republican Mark Harris said he doesn’t expect a new election in the 9th Congressional District, even though it’s unclear when or if his November election will be certified. Congress has refused to seat him.
In North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, it could be a long time before a new election takes place and a representative is seated. Republican Mark Harris is trying to force certification of his victory, but Democrat Dan McCready could still face him in a rematch.
Republican Mark Harris met with staff of the state board of elections on Thursday, the same day members of the new Congress were sworn in in Washington. Harris’ race in the 9th Congressional District has not been certified due to alleged election fraud.
School report cards are designed to help families find data they can use to select schools. But North Carolina, blaming hurricane disruption, says this year’s will be posted after most 2019 applications close.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Wednesday blamed Republicans for blocking a probe into fraud allegations in the 9th District. He said their failure to name members to the elections board puts a Jan. 11 hearing in doubt.
Democrat Dan McCready’s campaign listed 48 witnesses for the state board of elections to subpoena for a scheduled Jan. 11 hearing into possible election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.
In the New Year, 11 new laws will take effect in North Carolina. Changes include a plan to make sure that soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk and other plant-based products don’t use the word “milk” on consumer labels.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced he plans to veto H1029, the North Carolina State Board of Elections bill, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Cooper said he would sign it if NCGA members removed part 4 of the bill, which deals with investigations.