Tag:13th congressional district

  • Open 13th congressional district already drawing interest

    Just one day after Congressman Ted Budd announced he would in fact run for the U.S. Senate, the soon-to-be-open 13th Congressional District already has Republican candidates eyeing the GOP-leaning seat. Former Davidson County Commissioner Zak Crotts tells Carolina Journal he is exploring a possible run for Congress in the district.

  • Outcome of 13th Congressional District race could indicate who controls House

    N.C. 13th U.S. Congressional District (Southwestern half of Guilford County, and parts of Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Rowan, and Iredell counties.) • Ted Budd, Republican (first-term incumbent). Education: Appalachian State University, bachelor’s degree in business management. Wake Forest University, MBA. Dallas Theological Seminary, master’s in educational leadership. Career highlights: The Budd…

  • Experts: 13th Congressional District Primary Hard To Predict

    Anticipated low voter turnout, new geographic boundaries, 23 candidates, and a court-induced, drastically compressed campaign schedule present a fascinating political script, making it impossible to handicap the June 7 Republican primary for North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District, political science academics say. There are 17 Republicans vying for the seat.