The Left is widely ignoring the 2020 implications after Republican Dan Bishop won the 9th district in blurple North Carolina by two percentage points, and Republican candidate Greg Murphy won North Carolina’s 3rd district special election by a wide margin. Bishop, who is a current North Carolina state senator, campaigned on strong support for the Trump agenda, with the POTUS even showing up to rally for him. It’s also worth noting that despite the media’s hatred for President Trump and all the political spending involved voting behavior mirrored that of the November 2018 mid-terms. Read more…
Here’s more from Breitbart…
Republican Dan Bishop defeated Democrat Dan McCready in a close special election in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district Tuesday night.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Bishop defeated McCready by slightly more than two points, with 50.8 percent of the vote (94,984 votes) to McCready’s 48.6 percent (90,824 votes). Bishop’s total margin of victory was 4,160 votes.
Decision Desk HQ called the race for Bishop at 9:54 p.m. eastern, but no other media outlet had yet called the race.
Dave Wasserman, political editor of the Cook Report, called the race for Bishop at 9:55 p.m. eastern in this tweet:
Projection: Dan Bishop (R) defeats Dan McCready (D) in #NC09. GOP hold.
— Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) September 11, 2019