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Post by Slim Cognito » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:47 am

GOP is asking the NC State Election Board to certify NC-9 today. If they refuse, they'll take it to a federal judge. The board has already set a hearing for Jan

More evidence piles up in North Carolina election fraud scandal
The Republican candidate who won in November likely won’t be seated before an official hearing in January. ... ud-hearing

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Post by RTH10260 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:29 pm

North Carolina Elections Board Dissolves, Adding New Chaos in House Race

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The North Carolina state elections board dissolved on Friday under a court order, two weeks before its much-anticipated hearing to consider evidence of possible absentee ballot fraud in the disputed November election for the Ninth District’s seat in Congress.

The unwinding of the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement was a consequence of a long-running battle over partisan power in North Carolina and separate from the election fraud investigation. Yet the dissolution heightened the possibility that the Ninth District seat would remain empty for weeks or even months, and it plunged the chaotic fight for the House seat into deeper turmoil.

“We have entered no man’s land,” said J. Michael Bitzer, a professor of politics and history at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. “It is symptomatic of the bigger partisan polarization that we are living in and experiencing hour by hour in this state.” ... fraud.html

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Post by neonzx » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:33 pm

Hoyer says House will not seat a North Carolina Republican amid questions about integrity of election
Incoming House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said Friday that Democrats next week will not seat a North Carolina Republican amid allegations of election fraud in the state’s 9th Congressional District.

“Given the now well-documented election fraud that took place in NC-09, Democrats would object to any attempt by [Mark] Harris to be seated on January 3,” Hoyer said in a statement to The Washington Post. “In this instance, the integrity of our democratic process outweighs concerns about the seat being vacant at the start of the new Congress.”

The statement came after North Carolina dissolved its elections board Friday without certifying the results of the election, leaving the fate of the seat in doubt days ahead of the start of the new Congress.

Dallas Woodhouse, executive director of the North Carolina Republican Party, told CNN on Friday that the elections board “failed in their duty” to certify Harris and suggested that the state GOP may take legal action.

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Post by Volkonski » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:29 pm


Emergency Exit: Mark Harris trips alarm trying to evade Channel 9 in uptown ... /900784100
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - After Republican 9th Congressional District candidate Mark Harris finished addressing Mecklenburg County Republicans at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center Monday night, reporters, including Eyewitness News reporter Joe Bruno, tried to ask him questions.

Harris and a group of three or four other people used a fire exit to leave the Government Center as reporters attempted to ask questions. After Harris opened the door on the ground level, an alarm sounded.

An unidentified man tried to block reporters from using the fire escape to follow Harris. When questioned if he worked for the city, the man allowed reporters to pursue the politician.

Reporters continued to volley questions at Harris after he exited through the fire escape, but he sprinted across East 3rd Street and into the parking lot of the First Baptist Church of Charlotte, where he used to be a pastor.

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Post by Foggy » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:34 pm

Yeah, and my buddy Wayne Goodwin, chair of the NCDP, used to be state Fire Marshal. :lol:

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