Still waiting to see if Elaine Marshall can top 40% state-wide to avoid a run-off.
In Democratic primaries for U.S. House, incumbents Larry Kissell, Heath Shuler, and B.K. Butterfield are easily winning their races.
In Republican primaries for U.S. House, incumbents Walter Jones, V. Foxx, Howard Coble, and Patrick McHenry are all sailing through their contests easily.
In the alternative universe of the NC-8 Republican primary, Machine Gun Tim D'Annunzio is leading Harold Johnson. Yippee!
Other races of some interest: Democratic State Senator Linda Garrou of Winston-Salem is easily beating her primary opponent, as is Beth Jones in the neighboring Dist. 44. We've been pulling for Beth.
Beth Ostgarrd is winning her Dem primary in State House Dist. 85, and Patsy Keever has tounced incumbent Democrat Bruce Goforth in Dist. 115 down in Asheville, the first incumbent to lose his seat tonight.
In Charlotte, the last we looked challenger Rodney Moore was edging out the volatile Nick Mackey in Dist. 99, which could be another incumbent down.