Clay Aiken Primary Opponent Found Dead


At the time of Keith Crisco‘s death, the race was still too close to call

For the Washington Post, Sean Sullivan writes:

North Carolina businessman Keith Crisco, a Democrat who ran for Congress against former “American Idol” star Clay Aiken, was found dead at his home Monday, his company and campaign confirmed to Post Politics.

Asheboro Elastics Corp., the company Crisco co-founded, confirmed that he died on Monday. The Asheboro Courier-Tribune, which first reported the news, said details about Crisco’s death were incomplete but that early information was that he suffered injuries from a fall. An employee at Crisco’s company also said he suffered a fall, as did Crisco’s campaign.

Read the rest of this entry »