WSOC awarded for exposing corruption during District 9 election fraud investigation

Channel 9 was awarded the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

The board honored Channel 9 for our investigation into fraud in North Carolina's 9th Congressional district

Our team accepted the award Tuesday night.

The duPont board called our work “dogged shoe-leather reporting that sparked widespread national attention.”

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The investigation also led to the only time in documented history a federal election was overturned for a fraud investigation.