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I believe in the election should be called North Carolina Republican mark Harris said on Tuesday that he will not run in a do over election for one of the state's house seats after the first race was marred by fraud so yeah his announcement comes just days after the North Carolina board of election voted to hold a new election and invalidated the results of the November sixth race in which Harris had claimed victory Harris a former pastor who led his opponent Democrat Dan Macready by nine hundred points had sought for months to fend off an election re run but during the investigation by the bi partisan elections board evidence showed that an operative for Harris's campaign had orchestrated a ballot fraud scheme in the ninth congressional district design John said he warned his father that one if its political operatives Leslie McRae Dallas was the legally collecting and turning in ballots from voters I told him in a phone call that I thought they were illegally collecting about , he was wrong Dallas has maintained his innocence and Heris campaign officials said they did not pay Dallas did you anything illegal on the last day of the hearing here is called for a new election but on Tuesday in an email Harris who is recovering from an infection last month that led to sepsis and two strokes said residents deserved a candidate at quote full strength during the new campaign the date for the new election has not yet been set Macready plans to run again and the North Carolina Republican Party said they will soon emerge with a competitive nominee to replace Harris