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Lost 2018 election by 905 votes, but NC investigating fraud

North Carolina's elections board is investigating the possibility that a man working for Republican candidate Mark Harris' campaign--who got 905 more votes than Democrat Dan McCready in the race--used absentee ballots to alter the vote in Bladen County.

The NC State Bureau of Investigations is probing whether absentee ballots were used to alter the vote in three 9th District elections, including the 2018 primary and general elections. The investigation is centered on Leslie McCrae Dowless, a 62-year-old veteran operative in Bladen County who pleaded guilty to felony insurance fraud in 1992. Working as a consultant to the Harris campaign, Dowless allegedly gathered absentee ballots in areas considered to be supportive of McCready but never turned them in.

The NC State Board of Elections could certify Harris as the winner or take the extraordinary step of ordering another election. The Charlotte Observer, the state's largest newspaper, called for a new election in an editorial.

Source: CNN.com coverage of 2018 House race NC-9 race , Dec 5, 2018

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