Kathy Manning

Upturned 5th District Preparing For Primary Showdown

A primary race seems to be in the works in the 5th Congressional District with a new phone poll asking voters their preference in a possible primary between U.S. House Representative Virginia Foxx and Gaston County Commissioner Tracy Philbeck. Additionally, as recently as December 6th Tracy Philbeck took to Twitter asking his constituents to, “please continue…

Flynn Withdraws Congressional Bid, Endorses Manning

Angela Flynn—a Catholic music director who previously declared her intention to run for Congress in the 6th District—announced on Friday via Twitter that she is withdrawing from the race, citing Republican gerrymandering. When Flynn initially declared her intention to run the district was drawn to favor Republicans, but once reorganized the district favored Democrats, and…