9th congressional district
North Carolina's most infamous political story lines of recent years are merging into a congressional race this summer that pits the architect of the state's "bathroom bill" against a Democrat who was granted an electoral do-over after evidence of ballot fraud tainted his prior opponent's campaign.
A special primary election to fill an eastern North Carolina congressional seat is set for next week. A crowded field of candidates will be on the ballot April 30.
Former Governor Pat McCrory says he won't run for the still-vacant seat in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Several other Republicans are sizing up their chances in the new election.
Democrats and Republicans have nominated members for a reconstituted North Carolina elections board tasked with resolving the nation's last undecided congressional election.
Former state elections board chairman Josh Malcolm, who indirectly sparked an election fraud investigation, said Thursday he will not serve on a new board.
The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations.