Congressman Jones wins Republican primary on final campaign

Published: May. 8, 2018 at 9:48 PM EDT
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In what he says is his final run for Congress, 3rd District Republican Representative Walter Jones has successfully fought off two challengers to win his party's nomination.

For Jones, who is 75, this was his 13th Congressional election, first winning in 1994

Two other candidates ran against him.

Phil Law, a Marine Corps combat Veteran, and information technology manager ran, saying that illegal immigration is driving wage structure down and hampering middle-class citizens to survive.

He also voiced his support for President Trump and says that Trump does not receive the support he deserves from Congressman Jones.

Also running was Craven County Commissioner Scott Dacey.

Dacey has also been vocal in his backing of President Trump's policies, including the construction of a border wall and repeal and replacement of Obamacare.