Smith-Ingram leads Jenkins In N.C. Senate race
A school board member from Northampton County has gotten out to a strong lead on the longest serving state senator in early results.
With 31 of 95 precincts reported, Gaston resident and Northampton school board member Erica Smith-Ingram is leading Tarboro resident Clark Jenkins in the N.C. Senate District 3 race. Jenkins has served six terms in the Senate.
There is no Republican challenger for the seat.
Smith-Ingram had 3,263 votes compared to Jenkins 1,999 votes. Bertie County minister Alan Mizelle had 596 votes.