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October 22, 2014
Senate District 1 Features Rematch Of Tight 2012 Campaign
By Joe Johnson
RALEIGH — The race in state Senate District 1 was a toss-up in 2012, and it is once again as Republican incumbent Sen. Bill Cook and former Sen. Stan White square off again. Longtime Democratic state Senate leader Marc Basnight represented District 1 from 1985 until his retirement early in 2011. White was picked to fill the remainder of the term.