North Carolina Congressional Seat To Stay Vacant Amid Vote-Tampering Scandal

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A new class of lawmakers will be sworn into Congress on Thursday, but the seat representing North Carolina's 9th Congressional District will be left empty as more evidence of a vote-tampering scheme emerges. The state's board of elections declined to certify Republican Mark Harris' win, citing "claims of irregularities and fraudulent activities," and set a hearing on the election fraud scandal for Jan. 11. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with WUNC politics reporter Rusty Jacobs (@rustyjacobsWUNC).

This segment aired on January 2, 2019.


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