The following is a live blog of updates for the North Carolina House District 64 election.
Updated at 10:02 p.m.
Riddell has won NC House District 64 with 60 percent of the vote. Lynch has 40 percent.
Updated at 9:25 p.m.
A total of 7 out of the 20 precincts have reported Dennis Riddell ahead with 54.7 percent of the vote. His opponent, Elliot Lynch, has pulled 45.3 percent.
Updated at 6:24 p.m.
On the ballot for Nov. 6 are Dennis Riddell (R), the incumbent, and Elliot Lynch (D), endorsed by the current mayor of Burlington, Ian Baltutis.
Riddell has said that he plans to fight against sex-trafficking in the area and a “complete recodification of our entire criminal code.” He is also pushing for improvement in the local school system and grade formulas as well as improving the economy by supporting local businesses and agriculture.
The opponent, Lynch, wants to improve the education system in the area as well. He has also said that he stands by the elderly and wants to make healthcare more accessible.
Riddell and Lynch will face off on Nov 6.