GOP Candidate's Son Warned About Potential Illegal Activity In Contested N.C. Race

The candidate, Mark Harris is expected to testify soon. The hearing into the disputed election has focused on whether Harris was aware of an illegal absentee ballot scheme working on his behalf.
Mark Harris, the Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional race, listens to testimony during a State Board of Elections hearing on Tuesday. Source: Travis Long

Updated at 3:30 p.m. ET

On day three of a hearing meant to get to the bottom of an absentee ballot scheme in the as-yet undecided U.S. House race in North Carolina's Ninth District, all eyes are on Republican Mark Harris, and what he knew and when.

The State Board of Elections investigation is centered on a political operative, McCrae Dowless, who was hired by Harris to get out the vote in the eastern part of district, which runs from outskirts of Charlotte along the southern edge of the state.

Investigators say Dowless' efforts went beyond what is legal in

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