For­mer GOP Rep. Mark Walk­er announces bid for Con­gress after North Car­oli­na pro­pos­es new map

Former GOP Rep. Mark Walker announces bid for Congress after North Carolina proposes new map

For­mer North Car­oli­na Repub­li­can Rep. Mark Walk­er announced he will be run­ning for his old House seat in 2024 after the state leg­is­la­ture advanced new con­gres­sion­al maps that favor the GOP.
The new con­gres­sion­al map has 10 dis­tricts that would favor Repub­li­cans, com­pared to the cur­rent 7–7 split between Demo­c­ra­t­ic and Repub­li­can seats. In a lengthy state­ment on Wednes­day, Walk­er said that he would be for­go­ing his pre­vi­ous­ly announced guber­na­to­r­i­al bid and run for Con­gress next year.
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“I’m announc­ing my plans to return to the U.S. House, plac­ing the 6th dis­trict back to where it has his­tor­i­cal­ly been rep­re­sent­ed by a con­ser­v­a­tive Repub­li­can. Hav­ing pre­vi­ous­ly rep­re­sent­ed 13 NC coun­ties, I look for­ward to rep­re­sent­ing many friends as well as fam­i­ly mem­bers in the new 6th includ­ing all of Rowan, David­son and …