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A crowd seeking to succeed NC Sen. Kinnaird

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There's a crowd of Democratic candidates seeking to succeed former Sen. Ellie Kinnaird at the North Carolina legislature.
    
At least four people - three of them current or former elected officials - have said this week they're seeking to fill out the remainder of Kinnaird's term through the end of 2014. Kinnaird resigned Monday from the Senate in the middle of her ninth term, in part due to her frustrations with the Senate's Republican majority.
    
Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton, current state Rep. Valerie Foushee and ex-Rep. Alice Bordsen want the job, as does author Amy Tiemann. She, Bordsen and Foushee live in Chapel Hill.
    
Democratic leaders from Orange and Chatham counties will meet soon to nominate Kinnaird's successor. Gov. Pat McCrory is required by law to appoint the nominee.

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