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Orange County 2018 midterm election primary results

Find the results for your local primary elections here. Orange County voted for party representatives in the 2018 midterm elections for U.S. House of Representatives District 04; and Orange County Board of Commissioners, Clerk of Superior Court, Sheriff, and Board of Education.

11/11/2014 12:27am

Three election wins for legal marijuana

It was a successful Election Day for supporters of recreational marijuana — it was legalized in Alaska and Oregon and will be under congressional review for the District of Columbia.

11/5/2014 1:59am

Supporters of Thom Tillis celebrate his victory for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat at his election party in the Omni Hotel in Charlotte Tuesday.

Thom Tillis defeats Kay Hagan in Senate race

CHARLOTTE — North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis became one of several GOP success stories Tuesday night as he won the nation’s most expensive U.S. Senate race, defeating incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and joining the new Republican Senate majority.

11/5/2014 1:52am

GOP to gain majority in Senate

On an action-packed Election Day, Republicans rode a national wave of discontent with President Barack Obama to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.

11/5/2014 1:18am

Chapel Hill incumbents take election

A trio of Chapel Hill-area Democratic incumbents — Graig Meyer, Verla Insko and Valerie Foushee — were all re-elected Tuesday night for their respective positions in the N.C. House of Representatives and Senate, according to unofficial results.

10/22/2014 11:45pm

Kay Hagan targeted for flip-flop on Ebola

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan issued a statement on Friday calling for a travel ban on West African countries affected by Ebola and a larger coordinated effort to deal with the ongoing outbreak — and the N.C. Republican Party is accusing her of flip-flopping on the issue.

10/7/2014 12:08am

Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken, Renee Ellmers square off in debate

PINEHURST — The dynamic of Monday’s televised debate between Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers and Democratic challenger Clay Aiken was clear: the congressional veteran versus the political rookie, one with an inherent reputation as a celebrity singer.

9/26/2014 1:43am

Hagan, Tillis spar on education

With less than five weeks until one of the closest U.S. Senate elections comes to a close, incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Speaker Thom Tillis have traded more than a few blows on education policy.