Duties and powers. The office of Lieutenant Governor was created by the North Carolina Constitution of 1868. Just as the Vice President of the United States presides (albeit rarely) over the United States Senate, the lieutenant governor's primary responsibility is to preside over the North Carolina Senate; until 1970, this was the lieutenant governor's only major responsibility, and the ...
Mar 25, 2021 · Supporting rural North Carolina is a top priority for Governor Cooper. With Hometown Strong, we’re going to do things differently -- increasing communication between state and local leaders and championing rural North Carolina.
President George W. Bush carried North Carolina by double-digit percentages in 2000 and 2004, but in 2008, a strong year for the Democratic Party, its presidential candidate Barack Obama narrowly defeated Republican candidate John McCain in North Carolina, 49.7% to 49.4%, becoming the first Democratic presidential nominee to win the state in 32 ...
Jun 04, 2021 · Raleigh. Facing an imminent deadline to submit enough signatures from registered voters, two of North Carolina’s newer political parties are on the brink of losing their voters’ affiliation.
The National Governors Association provides informative gubernatorial resources, including current governors’ biographies, spouses’ biographies, former governors’ biographies, governors’ staff contact information and a searchable state database.
The partisan composition of governors refers to which political party has control of the governor's office in each of the 50 states. The current breakdown of gubernatorial control by party is as follows: 23 governors; 27 governors; 0 governor; See also: Partisan composition of state legislatures and state government trifectas Cumulative numbers
Nonpartisan primaries are used to narrow the field of candidates for nonpartisan offices in advance of a general election. The terms of participation (e.g., whether only registered party members can vote in a party's primary) in primary elections can vary by jurisdiction, political party, and the office or offices up for election.
§ 163-109: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-159, s. 55(j), effective January 1, 2003, and applicable to all primaries and elections held on or after that date.
*Civil Litigation of Affiliates and Family: In the last five years, has any business in which you, your spouse or partner, any member of your household or other close family members or business associate are or were any officer, director or partner been a party to any administrative agency proceeding or civil litigation relevant to the position to which you ha