Both of Catawba County’s representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives won re-election on Tuesday.
All results are unofficial until the Catawba County Board of Elections finishes canvassing. The breakdown was as follows:
N.C. 10th Congressional District
Catawba County voters chose Rep. Patrick McHenry over Democratic opponent David Wilson Brown.
Though the overall results for the U.S. House race were not available as of 10:30 on Tuesday night, McHenry easily beat Brown in Catawba County.
McHenry received 32,814 votes, or about 67.5 percent of the vote to Brown’s 15,838 votes, or roughly 32.5 percent of the vote.
McHenry is seeking his eighth term in the U.S. House from the 10th District, which covers most of Catawba County.
N.C. Fifth Congressional District
Rep. Virginia Foxx also defeated her Democratic challenger, DD Adams handily in Catawba County.
Foxx received 3,053 votes or 68.7 percent of the vote, to Adams’ 1,389 votes, or 31.3 percent.
Foxx released the following statement Tuesday night after being assured of victory across the district.
“The people of the 5th Congressional District spoke, and they made it very clear that they support my track-record of fighting for commonsense solutions to the problems we face.
"I am so humbled and grateful for the trust they have placed in me, and I promise to continue to work tirelessly on their behalf. I will not stop working to find ways to ensure everyone in this district has an opportunity to be heard and represented in Washington."
Foxx won her eighth term in the U.S. House from the Fifth District, which includes a northwestern portion of Catawba County.