The North Carolina Board of Elections, on a 7-2 vote on Friday, again refused to certify Republican Mark Harris’ 905 vote victory over Democrat Dan McCready postponing a further review until December 21st. The problem revolves around what some Board members are claiming “irregularities” in one county.
Much of the controversy concerns a large number of absentee ballots requested but not returned, and other unexplained issues. The problem is that a state court has already ruled the composition of this Board to be unconstitutional and is scheduled to dissolve on December 12th. Therefore, it appears that finding a solution to this situation will likely require a great deal of time through what will likely be several legal venues. It appears very possible that no one will be sworn in from this district on January 3rd.
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