The second weekend congressional call came in the Charlotte, NC area. Here, Baptist former pastor Mark Harris (R) looks to have clinched about a 2,000-vote victory over businessman Dan McCready (D). It appeared that Mr. McCready was well positioned to score an upset, especially immediately after the May primary when Mr. Harris denied three-term Rep. Bob Pittenger (R-Charlotte) re-nomination. In electing a Republican, it appears this district defied the national trend.
Mr. McCready was one of the Democrats who ran his race actively saying he would not support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker, but that tactic appears to have been unsuccessful for him even in a district that is definitively conservative.
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