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5 Republicans, 1 Dem seek to oust US Rep. Kissell
The Salisbury Post ^ | March 22, 2012

Posted on 03/25/2012 12:54:27 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

Four years after being elected to Congress in the same year that Barack Obama won North Carolina, Democratic U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell faces a tough re-election contest in a district that has been redrawn to favor Republicans.

Kissell must first fend off a May 8 primary challenge from a fellow Democrat, Lumberton lawyer Marcus Williams. If Kissell prevails, he will compete against the winner of a five-candidate GOP primary in the sprawling 8th District, which extends across parts of 12 counties.

Running on the GOP side are state Rep. Fred Steen II, a two-term legislator and small business owner from Landis; Richard Hudson, owner of Cabarrus Marketing Group; Vernon Robinson, a businessman in new media marketing and sales; Dr. Scott Keadle, a dentist in Salisbury, and Dr. John Whitley, a physician and neurosurgeon.

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TOPICS: North Carolina; Campaign News; U.S. Congress

1 posted on 03/25/2012 12:54:39 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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I’m optomistic about this race. All of the Republicans running are acceptable, but I think that Scott Keadle is the best of them.

2 posted on 03/25/2012 12:57:16 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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He should be toast, Mike McIntyre too.

And Shuler and Mitchell if they hadn’t given up and retired.

3 posted on 03/25/2012 3:25:36 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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