North Carolina GOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse texted a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday saying that the GOP would "fully support a new election" if the state's election board shows that absentee ballot irregularities likely changed the outcome of the 9th district U.S. House race.
However, he said that if the outcome would not have been changed, the Republican candidate should be certified the winner.
Republican Mark Harris holds a narrow lead over Democrat Dan McCready.
The state's election board has declined to certify the results because of allegations of fraud and irregularities involving mail-in ballots.
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