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A fan of Tricia Cotham – no doubt looking ahead to a potential Superintendent of Public Instruction primary with Rick Glazier – asks: “When was the last time a male candidate defeated a female in a Democratic primary in North Carolina?”
To my recollection – and, as usual, doing no research whatsoever – I believe it was Jim Hunt. In 1972, Margaret Harper of Southport was one of the candidates he defeated in the primary for lieutenant governor.


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  1. dap916 says:

    I think that was about a one-on-one primary effort (a man v a woman)….not with a woman in some kind of “mix”.

    But, hey, if it works for you………………..

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