U.S. House 11th District: GOP primary headed to runoff, Davis wins Democratic race

From the Asheville Citizen Times:

, Asheville Citizen Times

The rowdy March 3 race to replace one of the most conservative members of the U.S. House is finished, but the contest is not over with Republicans headed for a runoff.

In the Democratic primary for North Carolina’s new 11th District, retired Air Force Col. Moe Davis won, amassing 47% of the votes with 96% of precincts reported. Closest to him was Gina Collias with 22.7%. Five Democrats were in the race.

Davis sent out a statement thanking voters and referencing the district’s redrawing. That happened after court challenges over how Republican mapmakers shaped it to their advantage.

“I’m grateful to the voters for giving me an opportunity to potentially serve once again and I’m grateful …

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