November 05, 2008

Lakeland native Kay Hagan wins Senate seat held by Elizabeth Dole

Photo by Ellen Ozier, Reuters

Democrat Kay Hagan defeated incumbent Republican Elizabeth Dole in North Carolina's bitterly contested Senate race Tuesday, unseating one of the best known figures in the U.S. Senate.

In her victory speech, Hagan called her win "a testament to how hungry people are for a change." (Fredreka Schouten, USA Today)

More . . . .
  • Lakeland crowd helps snag NC U.S. Senate seat
  • Democrats make gains in NC amid startling changes
  • Campaign website: Kay Hagan for U.S. Senate
  • Wikipedia: Kay Hagan

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