We had a bad feeling after learning the campaign bus of Clay Aiken broke down
Unfortunately, that was likely the high point of the Democratic challenger's day. By a margin of 59–41, incumbent Republican Renee Ellmers defeated Aiken who ran a spirited and aggressive campaign, for the U.S. House District 2.
We can't access the precinct results because the State Board of Elections site is down
, but we're predicting that Aiken likely had the edge in Wake and portions of Chatham County, but lost in the more conservative areas of the district, including Randolph County.