North Carolina Democrat Drops Concession Amid Election Investigation
The nation's last unresolved fall congressional race with Democrat Dan McCready against Republican Mark Harris is awash in doubt.
- Published 6 December 2018
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat trailing in a North Carolina congressional race withdrew his concession Thursday as state election officials investigated allegations of absentee ballot fraud. Dan McCready’s reversal came as a top leader at the state’s Republican Party said it would support a new election in the unresolved 9th Congressional District race if an investigation shows that wrongdoing swayed its outcome. Unofficial totals have Republican Mark Harris leading McCready by 905 votes. But…