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NC Ninth Congressional District Primary Is TODAY

Today is the Primary Election for North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District race. The NC State Board of Elections called for this special election at the conclusion of an evidentiary hearing into allegations of absentee ballot fraud in Bladen and Robeson counties. NC Family has surveyed all 13 candidates running in this race, and we received 7 responses that are compiled in a District 9 Voter Guide on our website.

Out of the four parties that have candidates in this race, only the Republican Party has more than one candidate who filed to run. Therefore, the Republican primary is the only primary occurring today. We strongly encourage those of you living in NC’s Ninth Congressional District to avail yourselves of the information in our Voter Guide before going to vote today!

The General Election for this race will be held on Tuesday, September 10, unless the leading candidate in the Republican primary race fails to obtain more than 30 percent of the vote. If this happens, a runoff second primary may be held on Tuesday, September 10, and then the General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 5.

If you are unsure which Congressional District you live in, visit the NC General Assembly’s Find Your Legislators page and enter your address.

The following is the official list of candidates running in this special election:


  • Dan McCready, Charlotte


  • Chris Anglin, Raleigh
  • Dan Bishop, Charlotte
  • Leigh Thomas Brown, Harrisburg
  • Kathie C. Day, Cornelius
  • Gary Dunn, Matthews
  • Stevie Rivenbark Hull, Fayetteville
  • Matthew Ridenhour, Charlotte
  • Stony Rushing, Wingate
  • Fern Shubert, Marshville
  • Albert Lee Wiley, Jr., Atlantic Beach


  • Allen Smith, Charlotte


  • Jeff Scott, Charlotte

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