Roy Asberry Cooper III is an American attorney and politician serving as the 75th governor of North Carolina since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 49th attorney general of North Carolina from 2001 to 2016. He also served in the North Carolina General Assembly in both the House of Representatives and Senate. Cooper defeated Republican incumbent Pat McCrory for the governorship in a close race in the 2016 election. On December 5, McCrory conceded the election, making Coope
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Cooper was born and raised in North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979 with a B.A. and earned his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1982. Before serving elected office, Cooper was appointed by Gov. Jim Hunt (D) to the state goals and policy board. He also worked for his family law firm, Fields & Cooper, as an attorney specializing in civil suits, personal injury cases, and insurance defense.He then served in the state legislature from 1987 until becoming attorney general in 2001. He served in that role until becoming governor in 2017.
Governor of North Carolina
Cooper was elected governor of North Carolinaon November 8, 2016. He was sworn into office on January 1, 2017.
North Carolina Attorney General
Cooper was first elected North Carolina attorney generalin 2000 and won re-election to the office in 2004, 2008, and 2012.
North Carolina State Senate
Cooper served in the North Carolina State Senatefrom 1991 to 2001.
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Conflicts with the General Assembly of North Carolina
1. 1.1. See also: Conflicts between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly of North Carolina The 2016 election changed the political landscape of North Carolina. Before the election, Republicans held a state government trifecta, meaning they controlled the governor's office and both chambers of the legislature. As a result of the 2016 election, however, Democrats took control of the governor's office, while Republicans held a 35-15 majority in the Senate and a 74-46 majority in the House, g...
Opposition to North Carolina's voter ID law
In 2013, Cooper voiced his opposition to proposed legislation to require voters to show ID. Cooper wrote to Gov. Pat McCrory(R), asking him to veto the law, which he said would make it harder for citizens to vote. Cooper also said he expected the law to be challenged in court.
Protecting Financial Aid for Students and Taxpayers Act
On March 11, 2013, Cooper, together with 12 other state attorneys general, sent a letter to Congress in support of the Protecting Financial Aid for Students and Taxpayers Act, a bill that sought to ban for-profit colleges from using federal funds for marketing and recruiting techniques. Senators Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who chaired the chamber's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, sponsored the bill. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley(D) stated tha...
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Note: Please contact usif the personal information below requires an update. Cooper and his wife, Kristin, have three daughters.
Presidential voting pattern
1. See also: Presidential voting trends in North Carolina North Carolina voted Republican in four out of the five presidential elections between 2000 and 2016.
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