President Donald Trump held a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday on the eve of a special election in a traditionally Republican district that is being closely watched for clues of what might lie ahead for the president in 2020.
The special election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District was called after credible allegations of ballot fraud were lobbed against former Republican candidate Mark Harris’ campaign, and the 2018 midterm result was never certified.
in the special election, Democrat Dan McCready is running against Republican challenger Dan Bishop, who has already received support from Trump.
Recent polls show the two candidates polling closely to one another, paving the way for a Democrat to possibly win the district for the first time in decades.
Here’s why there’s so much interest in this race, and what it could mean for Trump’s 2020 prospects.
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President Donald Trump campaigned for Republican candidate Dan Bishop on Monday night in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on the eve of a hotly contested special election that could foreshadow his own political success in 2020.
Trump told crowds of supporters at a GOP rally that the impending special election for the state’s 9th …read more
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