A True Conservative Entering NC-09 Special Election?

CHARLOTTE – The State Board of Elections will announce the dates for the 9th District Special Election any time now. While former Republican candidate Mark Harris has bowed out, several other Republicans have at least dipped their toes in the water, and now there are rumblings that conservative state senator Dan Bishop (R-Mecklenburg) is prepared to make a serious run.

Dropping a quarter million bucks into the race should scare off a lot of would be contenders. The good news for the 9th district is that Bishop is a real conservative with a record of standing up to the Left and being an effective legislator. He was the primary author of House Bill 2 when Charlotte, which is in his district, penned ordinances to fine private businesses for daring to not accommodate men in women’s bathrooms.

take our poll - story continues below

Do you think Democrats will push out Representative Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitism?

  • Do you think Democrats will push out Representative Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitism?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to First In Freedom Daily updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Trending: HATE: Winston-Salem Teacher Giving “Synagogue of Satan” and “Satanic Jew” Classroom Lessons?

He is also the last remaining conservative in the Mecklenburg metropolitan area after the shellacking Republicans took in 2018. His success is proof positive that strong conservative stances earn strong support from the Republican base – most of those who fell to Democrats in 2018 in areas like Wake and Mecklenburg counties were moderates.

So if Bishop declares for the 9th with the ability to self-finance, as well as gain the support of area leaders, they may just be able to salvage what became a very messy situation over the last several months.

Have a hot tip for First In Freedom Daily?

Got a hot news tip for us? Photos or video of a breaking story? Send your tips, photos and videos to tips@firstinfreedomdaily.com. All hot tips are immediately forwarded to FIFD Staff.

Have something to say? Send your own guest column or original reporting to submissions@firstinfreedomdaily.com.

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.