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Candidates' forum: Michael Lee and Andrew Barnhill running for NC9 Senate seat

Sen. Michael Lee (left) is running for re-election to the District 9 seat against Andrew Barnhill. Sen. Michael Lee (left) is running for re-election to the District 9 seat against Andrew Barnhill.
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The District 9 seat in the North Carolina Senate includes all but one precinct in New Hanover County. Michael Lee is seeking re-election for a second full term in the office, having first been appointed in 2014 to serve out the remainder of Thom Goolsby’s term. Lee is a practicing attorney and owns a law firm in Wilmington. 

Lee’s challenger in 2016 is Andrew Barnhill. According to Barnhill’s website, he is a licensed minister and manages the endowment of his denomination. Barnhill has also recently completed classes toward a law degree.

To visit Lee’s campaign website click here: http://bit.ly/2dI0QR6

To visit Barnhill’s campaign website click here: http://bit.ly/2dvJ317

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