(Gateway Pundit) – Republican Greg Murphy won North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District seat in Tuesday’s high stakes special election.
President Trump traveled to North Carolina this week and held a rally in Fayetteville to boost support for Republican candidates Greg Murphy and Dan Bishop.
Greg Murphy, a physician, defeated Democrat Allen Thomas and two others Tuesday evening to succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr.
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With 80% of the precincts reporting, Murphy has received 60.7% of the vote for the win!
President Trump celebrated Tuesday night.
“One down, one to go – Greg Murphy is projected to win in the Great State of North Carolina!” Trump tweeted.
One down, one to go – Greg Murphy is projected to win in the Great State of North Carolina! #NC03
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2019
Video: Flashback: President Trump Asks Voters in North Carolina to Vote for Greg Murphy and Dan Bishop