Madison Cawthorn, a 25-year-old Republican who rose to national prominence after his surprise primary win earlier this year, will soon be the youngest member of Congress after he won his race in North Carolina on Tuesday.
Cawthorn defeated Democrat Moe Davis, a 62-year-old retired Air Force colonel and former prosecutor at Guantánamo Bay, in the state’s 11th Congressional District, which occupies most of Western North Carolina.
The race was called by Decision Desk HQ and the Associated Press around 9:30 p.m. ET.
Reacting to his victory, Cawthorn tweeted, “Cry more, lib.”
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