North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers campaigned as a Tea Party conservative – but when she got elected in 2011 voters quickly realized they had elected a phony.
To paraphrase a great country music song, “Renee got the ring, Voters got the finger.”
But thanks to redistricting, North Carolina conservatives got a heaping helping of payback on Tuesday night.
Here’s how it went down:
Ellmers and fellow Republican Rep. George Holding were competing to represent the newly drawn second congressional district.