North Carolina Senate

DSCC Endorses Deborah Ross in North Carolina

Ross is challenging GOP Sen. Richard Burr. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed former state Rep. Deborah Ross Thursday morning in her bid to challenge GOP Sen. Richard M. Burr.  

"Deborah was recognized as one of North Carolina’s most effective legislators during her time in the state legislature, and her commitment to fighting for North Carolina families is unwavering. We are proud to support her in this campaign and eager to welcome her to the Senate next fall," DSCC Chairman Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in a statement. Last week, Ross earned the endorsement of EMILY's List.  

Democratic Recruit Enters North Carolina Senate Race

Burr now has two Democratic challengers. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former North Carolina state Rep. Deborah Ross entered the race against Sen. Richard M. Burr on Wednesday morning.  

In a biographical video announcing her campaign, Ross says, "We all want a government that puts people first. That's why I'm running for United States Senate."