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Incumbent Congressman G.K. Butterfield easily won the Democratic primary for his North Carolina U.S.House District 1 seat. The Associated Press called the race at 8:35 PM. With more than half of the vote in, Butterfield had 81% of the vote to challenger Dan Whittacre's 19%

The GOP primary in that race is much closer at this point.Arthur Rich leads Brent Shypulefski 51%-49% with about 164 of 292 precincts reporting.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST RESULTS FROM THE US HOUSE DISTRICT 1 PRIMARY

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