Ed Goodwin holds on in NC House District 1

RALEIGH — Republican incumbent state Rep. Ed Goodwin held onto his seat in N.C. House District 1 race against Democrat challenger Emily Nicholson 55% to 45%. The vote totals were 20,598 for Goodwin to 17,160 for Nicholson.

Goodwin, a military veteran and retired Chowan County commissioner, was elected to the seat in 2018. Nicholson is a career educator and works in the N.C. Commerce Department.