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    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...-election.html

    Dan Bishop Republican 89,941 50.8%
    Dan McCready Democrat 86,120 48.6%
    Jeff Scott Libertarian 715 0.4%
    Allen Smith Green 344 0.2%
    177,120 votes, 92% reporting (193 of 210 precincts)


    Tonight’s elections: Third District | Ninth District
    Few races are as convoluted as the one in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District, which is — 10 months after Election Day 2018 — the last vote of the midterm elections. Polls show an extremely close race between State Senator Dan Bishop, a Republican, and the entrepreneur Dan McCready, a Democrat. Read more
    Here’s what to watch for.

    2018 North Carolina results




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    County Bishop McCready Scott Rpt.
    Union 36,165 23,751 306 100%
    Mecklenburg 24,081 31,615 222 76%
    Robeson 10,285 10,518 58 100%
    Cumberland 7,477 7,441 42 100%
    Richmond 4,713 4,276 39 100%
    Scotland 2,804 3,644 21 100%
    Anson 2,375 3,159 15 100%
    Bladen 2,041 1,716 12 58

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    Very good news, I was just watching the news this morning and a Dem was saying how this will be a preview of America turning away from Trump in 2020. As usual they were wrong.

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    County Bishop McCready Scott Rpt.
    Mecklenburg 26,404 34,328 248 90%
    Union 36,165 23,751 306 100%
    Robeson 10,293 10,524 58 100%
    Cumberland 7,477 7,441 42 100%
    Richmond 4,713 4,276 39 100%
    Scotland 2,804 3,644 21 100%
    Anson 2,375 3,159 15 100%
    Bladen 2,041 1,716 12 58


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    Dan Bishop Republican 94,984 50.8%
    Dan McCready Democrat 90,824 48.6%
    Jeff Scott Libertarian 756 0.4%
    Allen Smith Green 364 0.2%
    186,928 votes, 99% reporting (208 of 210 precincts)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crusader View Post
    Very good news, I was just watching the news this morning and a Dem was saying how this will be a preview of America turning away from Trump in 2020. As usual they were wrong.
    One the one hand it's good news. But there's always another hand & that is that there were so many STUPID American's who voted for a socialist agenda. That scares me.

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    Every congressional seat won by a Republican matters but the leftmedia will downplay the GOP wins as meaningless because the Republican's margin of victory was less than a landslide.

    Factually, in this era of sharply divided politics, few congressional candidates outside of a few long-held Democrat or Republican districts are going have huge margins of victory.

    The media's insistence that these two races are a bellwether for Trump's chances in 2020 is somewhat overblown. The presidential race brings out far more voters than special congressional races and voters are likely to be more dedicated to one party's candidate than they are in what amounts to a local (congressional) election.

    That being stated, I'm delighted that Republicans Dr. Greg Murphy and Dan Bishop were victorious in their races.

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    Murphy was expected to win. Bishop was the big question mark. Looks like he won too

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