NC Dems Urged To Vote Against Cawthorn In Primary

Asheville’s CBS News affiliate reports:

Some Democrats are trying an unusual strategy to try to defeat controversial Republican U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn: they’re urging people to vote in the Republican primary.

Moe Davis, a Democrat who ran against Cawthorn in 2020 and lost, is urging Democrats to temporarily change their voter registration to unaffiliated. Under state law, that would allow them to vote in either party’s primary.

Davis co-founded the American Muckrakers PAC, which runs the website Davis is not running in this year’s election. His group is backing Republican Wendy Nevaraz, a Navy veteran. She’s among seven Republicans trying to defeat Cawthorn.

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In related news, Cawthorn is hurting for cash.