Experience Trumps Change In Congressional Races


Experience trumps change in congressional races

By Brie HandgraafTimes Staff Writer
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson, and U.S. Rep. George Holding, a Republican from Raleigh, won with drastic margins Tuesday as voters sent the veteran politicians back to the nation’s capital.According to unofficial results, Butterfield garnered 65 percent of the votes while a Republican pastor from Stantonsburg, H. Powell Dew Jr., took 31 percent of votes in the 1st Congressional District race. Libertarian J.J. Summerell, a businessman from Greensboro, reportedly got less than 3 percent of the votes.“I would hope I’ve demonstrated my commitment to the people of …

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