Dem Kathy Manning Flips North Carolina House Seat

Greensboro’s CBS News affiliate reports:

Democratic nominee Kathy Manning won the seat as the new congresswoman in North Carolina’s 6th Congressional District Tuesday.

Manning won the race against Republican candidate Joseph Lee Haywood. The two faced off to claim a seat in the US House of Representatives in order to represent North Carolina in Congressional District 6.

The newly seated congresswoman told WFMY News 2 back in March, she plans to focus on accessible health care, investing in schools and teachers, raising the minimum wage, women’s health and climate change.