Tag:Rep. Robert Pittenger

  • Incumbent Pittenger faces primary rematch against Harris, who almost won in 2016

    Republican primary, U.S. House District 9 (Anson, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Union, and parts of Mecklenburg, Bladen, and Cumberland counties) • Robert Pittenger (three-term incumbent). Education: University of Texas, political science degree. Occupation: Real estate investor. Career highlights: Serves in U.S. House as vice chairman of U.S. House Subcommittee on Terrorism…

  • Pittenger again draws Harris in 9th District GOP rematch

    [Editor’s note: This story was updated after initial publication.] The Rev. Mark Harris, a Baptist minister and former Republican candidate for Congress and U.S. Senate, announced Monday he again would seek the GOP nomination for the state’s 9th Congressional District, held by Republican Robert Pittenger. In a press release, Harris…