Foushee wins Democratic primary to succeed Price in Congress

Valerie Foushee won the Democratic nomination for the state's 4th Congressional District.

RALEIGH — Orange County State Sen. Valerie Foushee beat Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam and musician Clay Aiken to win the Democratic nomination in the state’s 4th Congressional District. Foushee is the overwhelming favorite to win the November general election in the strongly Democratic district based around the Triangle.

Foushee earned 46% of the vote to Allam’s 37%, winning every county except Allam’s home of Durham County.