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of course but what needs to happen right now North Carolina state senator Dan bishop who was the lead sponsor of the state's controversial bathroom bell won a decisive victory in Tuesday's special primary after last year's congressional race was marred by election fraud bishop became the GOP nominee after besting his nine Republican rivals with nearly forty eight percent of the votes cast we are in this fight and we are going to win this fight he now faces Democrat Dan Macready a marine corps veteran in September is a do over election in the states ninth congressional district in November's general election Macready appear to have lost to Republican mark Harris before state officials determine the vote had been tainted by fraud an investigation found that Republican political operative Leslie McRae doubtless who was working for Harris ran a scheme in which volunteers improperly collected and sometimes building absentee ballots to benefit Heris Dallas was indicted and in February North Carolina state board of elections ordered to vote for the ninth district I believe in the election should be called Harris who has not been charged with a crime and is denied wrongdoing decided not to run again citing health reasons those in favor override the dish up who is closely aligned himself with president trump this bill is at best a park with the chief sponsor of the bathroom bill in twenty sixteen that require transgender people to use the restroom corresponding to their gender at birth rather than the gender with which they identify the measure however was repealed after numerous athletic in business organizations boycotted North Carolina bishops voting record and the recent election fraud will likely become attack points by Democrats eager to take the seat occupied by Republicans for more than half a century although no matter the outcome Democrats will remain in control of the state house