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Richard Carsner (born 1948) was the Democratic party nominee for the United States House of Representatives from the 10th congressional district of North Carolina in the 2006 elections, running against incumbent Patrick McHenry. Carsner was defeated, 62% to 38%.
The core of his campaign in 2006 was bringing jobs back to the 10th district, balancing the federal budget, making healthcare more affordable, improving the educational opportunities in the 10th district and elsewhere, making social security solvent for future generations, stopping illegal immigration and protecting the environment.
- 1 TERM IN, MCHENRY TESTED, BUT CARSNER HAS UPHILL FIGHT AGAINST GOP INCUMBENT IN 10TH, The Charlotte Observer, November 2, 2006
- The 2006 Elections, Congress, The New York Times, November 9, 2006 ("Patrick T McHenry R* 93141 62% Richard Carsner D 57287 38%")
- Sixty-one Retirees Depart as Catawba County Schools Honors Its Own, Catawbaschools.net, June 16, 2010
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