CU-Backed Candidate Reelected To NewlyClaimed House Seat

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WILLIAMSTON, N.C. - (11/05/04) -- George Butterfield won election tothe state's first congressional district Tuesday--just three monthsafter winning the seat in a special election. In fact, Tuesday'selection was the third in four months for the credit union-backedButterfield, who was elected in a special election in July afterincumbent Frank Balance retired unexpectedly, and won theDemocratic primary on that same day. Butterfield, a long-timemember of North Carolina State Employees CU who was supported witha maximum $10,000 campaign contribution from CUNA, beat RepublicanGreg Dority in both the special and regular elections.

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