In other races, Howard Coble and Walter Jones, Jr. also won.
In unofficial returns, Price has 71 percent of the vote, withRepublican Tuan Nguyen at 26 percent and Libertarian Ken Nelsonwith the remaining three percent with 39 percent of the votecounted.
The former Duke University professor was one of three NorthCarolina members who voted against a resolution authorizingPresident Bush to use military force in Iraq.
Price also was a member of a congressional panel that heldhearings around the country on ways to upgrade the nation's votingequipment and increase voter participation.
Coble, meanwhile, is going back to Washington asSixth District representative.
Coble, the senior member of NorthCarolina's House delegation, was challenged only by Libertarian TaraGrubb of High Point. Early totals showed him with 86 percent of thevote.
Jones, Jr., has won a fifthterm as Third District congressman. Jones faced only LibertarianGary Goodson, and early returns showed Jones with 92 percent of thevote.
Jones, whose father was a congressman from eastern NorthCarolina, serves on the Armed Services Committee.
In other races in which a winner has been declared:
Robin Hayes, R, elected U.S. House, District8, North Carolina.
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