Republican Greg Murphy wins congress chair in North Carolina
- Republican Greg Murphy has won the third seat of the convention district in North Carolina
- Murphy had received support from President Trump and spoke Monday at his meeting in Fayetteville
- A special election was held after the seat was vacated when Representative Walter B. Jones Jr. died in February
- Murphy – a urologist – led Democrat Allen Thomas with 59-40 percent
Republican Greg Murphy has won the convention chair in North Carolina.
The third seat of the convention district in North Carolina was left open when representative Walter B. Jones Jr. died in February.
This led to a special election between state representative Greg Murphy, a republican, and former mayor Allen Thomas of Greenville, a democrat, who saw Murphy win on Tuesday night.
Murphy – a urologist – led democrat Thomas with 59-40 percent.
Republican Greg Murphy has won the third seat of the congress district in North Carolina after a special election was held
& # 39; Congratulations to Dr. Greg Murphy for a strong win! Dr. Murphy conducted a fantastic campaign focused on his support for families, farmers and small businesses in North Carolina's 3rd congress district, & # 39; said state party chairman Michael Whatley in a statement. & # 39; We look forward to the positive results he will produce at the East North Carolina convention. & # 39;
Murphy had received support from President Trump and spoke Monday at his meeting in Fayetteville.
& # 39; We are here to serve you. We are here to help our president. And we're here to keep America up, & Murphy told the crowd.
The third district, which covers most of the coastline of the state, leans strongly Republican.
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