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Goins Announces Candidacy For District 43

Republican from Cumberland County Clarence Goins announced his intention to run for NC House District 43 this evening. The district—currently held by Democratic Representative Elmer Floyd—was redrawn earlier this year to become more favorable to Republicans. Goins, who identifies as Coharie, was a candidate for U.S. Congress in 2018 when he ran in a three-way…

Vulnerable Democrat Faces Primary Challenge

North Carolina Rep. Elmer Floyd, a Cumberland county Democrat, occupies a seat that is a must win for both parties in 2020. The Democrats need to hold the 43rd District if they hope to take control of the House, and Republicans need to take it if they hope to regain a super-majority. This year Floyd…