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.
House Democrats flip #NC06: Democrat Kathy Manning wins election over Republican Joseph Haywood per AP in open north central North Carolina House seat, succeeding retiring 3rd term GOP Rep. Mark Walker.
— Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) November 4, 2020
EXCITING NEWS: Gun safety champion @KathyManningNC just won in North Carolina — and her victory is our first gun safety *flip* of the night. We’re hoping to see more of this. Welcome to the U.S. House, Rep. Manning! #EndGunViolence #NC06 #Election2020 https://t.co/uuWNFnjTgo
— Brady | United Against Gun Violence (@bradybuzz) November 4, 2020
— FOX8 WGHP (@myfox8) November 4, 2020