Local Politics

Elections board certifies Ellmers' win

Posted November 23, 2010 12:41 p.m. EST

— The State Board of Elections on Tuesday certified the results of an election that saw Republicans gain ground across North Carolina.

The certification came less than a week after a recount in the 2nd Congressional District led Democratic Rep. Bob Etheridge to concede his race to Republican candidate Renee Ellmers.