Congratulation to Clay Aiken for winning the democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District in North Carolina!
(Unofficially at this time)
Station WNCN has posted two videos from Tuesday night.
In their written article they say:
…Aiken, the former “American Idol” runner-up, held a watch party in Holly Springs. His surprise entry into the Democratic field drew national attention.
Aiken has campaigned on a platform that includes being an advocate for kids with special needs. But Crisco’s campaign questioned why Aiken usually missed meetings of the Presidential Commission for People With Intellectual Disabilities.
Aiken, speaking late Tuesday night after a long evening of watching results, thanked his supporters and, while acknowledging he had not yet officially won, predicted victory in November.
“I am very confident we are going to be victorious in November as well,” he said.
Aiken, speaking of his campaign, said, “We were outspent by over half a million dollars and still we’ve been as successful as we’ve been.”
He vowed to go to Washington to change the negative tone there.
“People are ready to see a change in the tone of Washington and we are going to bring it to them,” he said…
You can read the entire article at WNCN
The following are some pictures from the election party.
The NewsObserver posted lots of pictures showing Clay voting on Tuesday morning.
As always, we will post the news as it becomes available.
I look forward to seeing the responses from Keith Crisco and Toni Morris
And, I look forward to reading what the news sites will report about this exciting election!
I could not be more proud of you and the wonderful race you ran. I look forward to helping you on your continued road to Washington D.C.