Today, there have been some new articles about Clay and his campaign for Congress.
CNN: Politics – Clay Aiken’s star power put to the test in North Carolina
Posted by CNN’s Dana Davidsen and Paul Steinhauser
Second place won’t cut it this time.
North Carolina voters head to the polls Tuesday for the state’s primary. And that means it’s show time for Clay Aiken, the 2003 “American Idol” runner-up-turned Democratic congressional candidate.
Aiken announced his bid for the 2nd Congressional District in February, in the hopes of challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers. Aiken faces two other Democrats vying for the Ellmer’s seat – Keith Crisco, a textile entrepreneur, and Tony Morris, a licensed family counselor.
Despite his name recognition, if Aiken wins on Tuesday, his star power might not be enough to sway the Republican tilt in the district…
You can read the entire article at CNN
St. Mary’s School – Candidate Clay Aiken comes to Saint Mary’s
Saint Mary’s Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs welcome Clay Aiken, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina’s 2nd District, to campus on Friday, May 9 at 2:35 p.m. in Smedes-Emory Parlor. All students, faculty, staff and parents are invited to attend.
Mr. Aiken will talk about what it is like to run for public office and answer questions. There will be a reception with Jackie cake and lemonade.
The Young Democrats and Young Republicans hope that you will join them for this “amazing opportunity to meet a candidate and witness the United States’ democratic process in action.”
I think this would be a very interesting event. I wish I lived close by!
Clay team tweeted the following this morning:
Talking to @wncn about our campaign and tomorrow’s election.
I hope this will be on TV “SOON”
Have a great afternoon!!