A Bladen County precinct worker, in a sworn affidavit, wrote that early vote totals were seen by outside officials. Bladen County counted early votes on Nov. 3, several days before state law says to count the votes.
The investigation into voting irregularities in the 2018 election in Bladen County is, at least, fifth elections case since 2010 in the rural eastern North Carolina county facing questions in 9th District race.
North Carolina congressional race results between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready for the 9th District House seat are delayed by fraud charges. What role did McCrae Dowless play in accusations?
Going into the 2018 midterms, Democrats knew that analyzing voter data would be key to winning back the House majority. So a all-female analytics team jumped into action, made the right calls and delivered the win.
Leslie McCrae Dowless, who worked for the Mark Harris campaign, was convicted of felony fraud in 1992 and served more than five months in prison. Dowless, in 2016, alleged voter fraud in Bladen County.
The conservative megadonor is better-known for pushing a controversial social agenda aimed at Republican primary voters in Texas. But Dunn’s bid to make criminal justice reforms a part of mainstream conservative ideology could wind up helping his party find the new supporters it needs in 2020.
A Republican-rich Kentucky congressional delegation will lose some its clout as Democrats take control of the House, but some point to incoming House Budget chairman Rep. John Yarmuth and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to say the power is still there.
Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and William Lacy Clay tore into Claire McCaskill and Democratic Party officials for failing to engage African American voters. Turnout in Kansas City and St. Louis surpassed recent mid-terms.
In the next Congress, the South’s clout will be diminished. Democrats took control of the House in the midterm elections, but the Republicans who represent southern districts will shrink in their numbers and influence.