Bitzer on Crowded 9th District Congressional Race
May 7, 2012
by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer (WCNC.com)
North Carolina's most crowded congressional primary has been marked by personal attacks, calls to dismantle government, a detour into the "birther" controversy and one of the biggest self-funded campaigns in the country.
And that's just the opening round.
With 10 Republicans on the ballot, Tuesday's 9th District primary is almost certainly headed to a July 17 runoff.
"I would be shocked if we don't," says Michael Bitzer, a political scientist from Catawba College. Read more...