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The NC Midterm Election has been called resulting in the re-election of US and State House representatives, the passing of four out of six proposed amendments and approval of all Wake County bond referenda.

With 99.15 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. David Price the 4th Congressional District, and Rep. George Holding of the 2nd Congressional District, were both re-elected with 72.35 percent and 51.25 percent of the votes, respectively.

Anita Earls was elected to the NC Supreme Court judicial seat with 49.48 percent of the votes with 99.15 percent of precincts reporting.

Sen. Jay Chaudhuri also won re-election to the NC Senate for District 15 with 73.11 percent of Wake County votes. Rep. Rosa Gill was re-elected to the NC House for District 33 with 78.70 percent of Wake County votes.

Four of the six proposed amendments passed: Right to Hunt and Fish, Strengthening Victim’s Rights, Max Income Tax Rate of 7.0 percent and Require Photo ID to Vote. Nonpartisan Judicial Merit Commission and Bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections did not pass.

All three Wake County Bond referenda passed, which includes Wake County School bonds, Wake County Community College Bonds and Wake County Parks, Greenways Recreation and Open Space Bonds.

This story will be updated when 100 percent of precincts have been reported.

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