NORTH CAROLINA: Republican Operative Hit With New Felony Charges In 2018 US House Election Fraud Case

The Charlotte Observer reports:

A Republican political operative who worked for one-time congressional candidate Mark Harris in Bladen County faces felony charges in connection with the 2018 general election, an indictment revealed Tuesday by the Wake County district attorney shows.

Leslie McCrae Dowless was charged with two counts of felony obstruction of justice, perjury, solicitation to commit perjury, conspiracy to obstruct justice and possession of absentee ballot, the document showed.

Dowless had earlier been charged with multiple felonies. The special election for the seat will be held on September 10th.