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McIntyre Beats Adams

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Democrat Mike McIntyre has beaten RepublicanJames Adams for the second time to win the Seventh Districtcongressional race.

With 42 percent of the vote counted, McIntyre has 68 percent ofthe vote. Unofficial returns show Adams has 30 percent of the vote.

Democrats outnumber Republicans two-to-one in the SeventhDistrict, and the party has held the seat for decades.

McIntyre is a member of the Agriculture and Armed Servicescommittees. The conservative Democrat was one of two party membersin the North Carolina delegation to vote for a resolutionauthorizing the use of force against Iraq.

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