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'''RALEIGH, [[North Carolina]]:''' Former [[North Carolina State Senate|North Carolina State Senator]] [[David Rouzer]] (R) announced he will again seek election to the [[U.S. House]] in [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014|2014]], paving the way for a rematch with current incumbent [[Mike McIntyre]] (D).<ref>[http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/03/29/2788371/rouzer-to-run-again-for-congress.html ''Raleigh News & Observer'' "Rouzer to run again for Congres," March 30, 2013]</ref>
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'''RALEIGH, [[North Carolina]]:''' Former [[North Carolina State Senate|North Carolina State Senator]] [[David Rouzer]] (R) announced he will again seek election to the [[U.S. House]] in [[United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014|2014]], paving the way for a rematch with current incumbent [[Mike McIntyre]] (D).<ref>[http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/03/29/2788371/rouzer-to-run-again-for-congress.html ''Raleigh News & Observer'' "Rouzer to run again for Congress," March 30, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Last fall, McIntyre defeated Rouzer by 654 votes -- the smallest [[United States Congressional elections results, 2012|margin of victory]] for any winner in 2012.
 
Last fall, McIntyre defeated Rouzer by 654 votes -- the smallest [[United States Congressional elections results, 2012|margin of victory]] for any winner in 2012.

Revision as of 13:05, 20 January 2014

March 31, 2013

North Carolina

By Geoff Pallay

RALEIGH, North Carolina: Former North Carolina State Senator David Rouzer (R) announced he will again seek election to the U.S. House in 2014, paving the way for a rematch with current incumbent Mike McIntyre (D).[1]

Last fall, McIntyre defeated Rouzer by 654 votes -- the smallest margin of victory for any winner in 2012.

Following the 2010 Census Redistricting process, the 7th District was redrawn to favor Republicans.

U.S. House, North Carolina District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McIntyre Incumbent 50.1% 168,695
     Republican David Rouzer 49.9% 168,041
Total Votes 336,736
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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