Recount confirms Ellmers victory over Etheridge in NC District 2:
RALEIGH (AP) — A recount in the state’s closest congressional race has confirmed a victory for Republican candidate Renee Ellmers.
State Board of Elections director Gary Bartlett said today that a recount in the 2nd Congressional District has found that Ellmers defeated Democratic Rep. Bob Etheridge by about 1,500 votes. (read more)
CONGRATS, Renee! We are all very proud of the hard work, energy and sacrifice you have put into your campaign this year and we are VERY proud to call you our Congresswoman!
Bob Etheridge will be holding a press conference at 3pm today to concede; official results of the recount will be released later today. (more)
Learn more about Renee on her website.
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