North Carolina Republicans Mark Meadows, Richard Hudson and Robert Pittenger have won runoff elections for three North Carolina Congressional districts.
Governor Mike Huckabee had backed Hudson and Pittenger, while Rick Santorum put his efforts behind Hudson and Meadows.
— Rick Santorum (@RickSantorum) July 18, 2012
— Scott Bland (@PoliticoScott) July 18, 2012
— Tim Boyum (@BoyumTWCnews) July 18, 2012
North Carolina required the primary runoff election because no candidate had won at least 40 percent of the vote. The Charlotte Observer described today’s turnout as “anemic.”