• North Carolina Republican Mark Harris revealed his campaign owes $34,000 to a political operative accused of illegally collecting - and not submitting - absentee ballots

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for the House seat in North Carolina's 9th congressional district, revealed on Thursday night that his campaign owed over $34,000 to a political operative who's been accused of election fraud.
    The operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, was contracted by a consulting group that Harris' campaign paid for "Bladen absentee, early voting poll workers; reimbursement door to door," according to an F.E.C. filing.
    Dowless is a convicted felon who has faced jail time for fraud and perjury, but has denied any wrongdoing in his work on this...
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