Roy Asberry Cooper III (born June 13, 1957) is an American attorney and politician serving as the 75th and current Governor of North Carolina since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th Attorney General of North Carolina from 2001 to 2016.
He won in the general election on November 3, 2020. Prior to being elected governor of North Carolina, Cooper served as the state's attorney general. He first won election to the office in 2000 and was subsequently re-elected three times.
- University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1979)
- November 8, 2016
- University of North Carolina School of Law (1982)
The 2016 United States Senate election in Colorado was held November 8, 2016, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Colorado, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.
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The 2020 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 2020, to elect the Governor of North Carolina, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to one-third of the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.
The 2020 Colorado Senate elections took place on November 3, 2020, with the primary elections held on June 30, 2020. Voters in 18 out of 35 districts of the state Senate elected their representative for a four-year term. It coincided with the state House elections and the biennial United States elections.
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Heading into the election, the Republican Party held the majority in the U.S. Senate. Republicans held 54 Senate seats while the Democrats had 44 Senate seats. Two seats were held by independents, who caucus with the Democratic Party. The Republicans won the Senate majority in the 2014 midterm electionswhen they gained nine seats and lost none. Republicans maintained their majority following the 2016 elections, losing only two seats and ending with 52. There were 24 Republican seats and 10 Democratic seats up for re-election. In 2016, the Democratic Party failed to pick up the five seats in the Senate in order to regain the majority they lost in 2014. The majority of the Republican incumbents up for re-election in 2016 were first elected in 2010 during the Tea Party movement.The below map displays the seats up for re-election in 2016 and the party that held the seat. Click a state to find out more.
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Winning the general election, however, is a different story. The last time a Democrat was elected to the Senate from Texas was 1988, when Lloyd Bentsen won his fifth term. Cornyn got 62% of the vote in the 2014 general election and is the clear favorite in 2020 as well.
Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2020 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 117th Congress on January 3, 2021, to the end of the 119th Congress on January 3, 2027. 2020