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  • United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2008

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  • The United States House of Representative elections of 2008 in North Carolina were held on 4 November 2008 as part of the biennial election to the United States House of Representatives. All thirteen seats in North Carolina, and 435 nation-wide, were elected to the 111th United States Congress. The party primary elections were held 6 May 2008. Carried on the coattails of Barack Obama winning the state in the presidential election, the Democrats added one seat to their seven won in 2006. The Republican Party won the other five. In the 8th district, Democrat Larry Kissell defeated incumbent Robin Hayes. All other incumbents won re-election. The Republicans' hold on the 10th district had been thought to be at risk by CQ Politics, but Republican Patrick McHenry won re-election. The Democrats increased their total vote share by 1.5% state-wide, and 2.5% if excluding the 1st, which the Republicans didn't contest in 2006. It is not to be confused with the election to the North Carolina House of Representatives, which was held on the same day. Wikipedia

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