North Carolina midterm election results

An open U.S. Senate contest has top billing in North Carolina, where Rep. Ted Budd tries to keep the seat in Republican hands against Democratic nominee Cheri Beasley, a former state supreme court justice. The newly created 13th Congressional District is also a race to watch.

North Carolina swing district may affect control of US House

Central to Democrats’ fight to fend off a red wave in the U.S. House is North Carolina, home to multiple districts with a slight political lean and one high-profile swing district that analysts have called a national bellwether for partisan control of Congress.