RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This year's retirements of two veteran Democratic congressmen in North Carolina have opened the way for robust primaries within their party as Democrats, Republicans or both hold contests Tuesday in all but one of the state's 14 U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced on Wednesday that he's tested positive for COVID-19.
Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson who has represented northeastern North Carolina since 2004, said he'll be working from home this week during an isolation period, in keeping with federal guidelines and guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician in Congress.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield endorsed Don Davis on Monday to become his successor, giving the current state senator his seal of approval as next month's Democratic primary for a northeastern North Carolina district approaches.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More current North Carolina elected officials have thrown their hat into the ring to run for Congress next year, including two sitting members of the General Assembly.
GASTON, N.C. (AP) — Erica Smith, a previous 2022 U.S. Senate candidate who switched to a congressional run, threw on Tuesday her support in the Senate Democratic primary to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic former state Sen. Erica Smith announced Tuesday that she has ended her candidacy for U.S. Senate and will now launch a congressional bid to replace Democratic Rep. G.K.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Erica Smith has switched over to a run for a northeastern North Carolina congressional seat after veteran Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced this week that he wouldn't seek reelection.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced Thursday that he will not seek reelection, another blow to Democrats seeking to retain a House majority next year and win what is expected to be North Carolina's closest congressional race.