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Thursday January 20th

N.c. General Assembly


Incumbent Democrat Ellie Kinnaird from Chapel Hill won a clear victory in her race against Republican Ryan Hilliard in the N.C. Senate race.

First GOP assembly since 1898

N.C. Republicans celebrated a victory 112 years in the making Tuesday night. Republican candidates won enough seats to gain the majority in the N.C. Senate, which they have not had since 1898. Unofficial results also show Republicans gaining the majority in the state’s House of Representatives.

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