Pate claims Davis' seat
By Matthew Whittle
Published in News on November 3, 2010 1:46 PM
State Senator-elect Louis Pate enters the Wayne County Republican Headquarters around midnight Tuesday with his wife, Joyce, after defeating incumbent Democrat Don Davis for the 5th District seat. Pate was met by cheers from the crowd at the party headquarters on Center Street.
Former state Rep. Louis Pate will be returning to Raleigh in January after besting state Sen. Don Davis in a repeat of their 2008 showdown. Pate, a Republican who served four terms in the state House before losing to...
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