North Carolina’s 11th congressional district is receiving an unusual amount of attention during this year’s midterm election watch. The primary race features incumbent Rep. Madison Cawthorn and challenger state Sen. Chuck Edwards. The district has a strong Republican advantage, so the winner of the May 17 Republican primary will likely win the election.
Edwards laid out his case against Cawthorn in an interview with Business Insider, saying, “I’m the only person in this race that has actually done the things that all the other candidates say they want to accomplish.” He continued: “My qualms with Madison Cawthorn are based on his performance and his poor attendance record in Congress.” Cawthorn ranks near the bottom when it comes to voting, missing 37 of 594 congressional roll call votes from January 2021 to May 2022.
At 26 years old, Cawthorn is the youngest member of Congress. During his
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