Roy Asberry Cooper III (born June 13, 1957) is an American politician and attorney who has served as the 75th governor of North Carolina since January 1, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Cooper had previously served as the elected Attorney General of North Carolina since 2001.
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The organ has been named the Sir Elton John and Ray Cooper Organ, and was heard for the first time on 7 October 2013. In a greeting to Cooper on his 70th birthday, John's website stated that when Elton composed the song "Tambourine" for his 2016 Wonderful Crazy Night album, he made sure to bring in Cooper to play the instrument on the track.
The 8 unpledged delegates from Democrats Abroad carry half-votes at the convention, yielding a total of 712 votes. Unpledged delegates represent about 15% of the overall convention votes (4,767 delegates, 4,763 votes) and come from several categories of prominent Democratic Party members:
Missouri Democratic primary, March 15, 2016 Candidate Popular vote Estimated delegates Count Percentage Pledged Unpledged Total; Hillary Clinton: 312,285 49.61% 36 11 47 Bernie Sanders: 310,711 49.36% 35 2 37 Henry Hewes: 650 0.10% Martin O'Malley (withdrawn) 442 0.07% Jon Adams 433 0.07% Rocky De La Fuente: 345 0.05% Willie Wilson: 307 0.05% ...
Raynald "Ray" Cooper III (born February 7, 1993) is a Hawaiian mixed martial artist currently competing in the Welterweight division of the Professional Fighters League. A professional competitor since 2012, he has also competed for King of the Cage .
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Nov 03, 2020 · Cooper was elected in 2016 after defeating incumbent Pat McCrory (R). Cooper received 49.0% of the vote to McCrory's 48.8%. Forest, the state's lieutenant governor, was first elected in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016 with 52% of the vote to Democrat Linda Coleman 's 45%. Seventeen states elect governors and lieutenant governors separately.
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North Carolina had been under Republican trifecta control after Governor Pat McCrory (R) assumed office in 2013 and became the state's first Republican governor in 20 years. This represented a shift in partisan control for the state, which had been under Democratictrifecta control in 2010. McCrory sought a second term in office. Four-term Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) won the Democratic primary election and competed with McCrory in the general election. Libertarian candidate Lon Vernon Cecilran for the governor’s seat as well. Polls had Cooper and McCrory neck-and-neck, with Cooper usually leading McCrory by a few points. As of the end of the second quarter, Cooper had raised nearly $2 million more in campaign contributions than McCrory. Satellite spending groups spent millions of dollars in support of both candidates. Though the race still had an overall rating of Toss-up, it grew more competitive over time, with two of the five political ratings that Ballotpedia tracks changing...
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McCrory pledged to continue increasing job growth, lowering corporate taxes, maintaining a flat-rate income tax, increasing teacher pay, improving customer service in government agencies, improving state infrastructure, and opposing federal environmental regulations. His Democratic opponent Roy Coopercalled for increased funding for education, greater emphasis on job creation, expanding Medicaid, promoting investments in renewable energy, and repealing North Carolina's voter ID law. Libertari...
1. 1.1. Main article: Governor of North Carolina The governor of the State of North Carolina is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch, and the occupant of the highest state office in North Carolina. The governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms. The 74th governor was Republican Pat McCrory. McCrory defeated Walter Dalton (D) in the 2012 general election. He assumed officeon January 5, 2013. Prior to the...
This excerpt is reprinted here with the permission of the 2016 edition of the Almanac of American Politics and is up to date as of the publication date of that edition. All text is reproduced verbatim, though links have been added by Ballotpedia staff. To read the full chapter on North Carolina, click here. In few states today is the political climate more polarized between Democrats and Republicans, andbetween urban and suburban areas, than in North Carolina. Bolstered by rapid population growth fromother states, North Carolina has become a hard-fought presidential battleground, but skirmishes over thedirection of the state government have proven to be even more intense. In the early republic, when Virginia and South Carolina produced statesmen and spokesmen, and hadgrand plantation cultures, North Carolina was often called a valley of humility between two mountainsof conceit. It joined the Confederacy only after those two neighbors did so. After the Civil War, NorthCarolina develo...
New member elected November 8, 2016. New member elected. Winner was also elected to the next term, see below. Democratic hold. Colleen Hanabusa (Democratic) 60.5% Shirlene DelaCruz Ostrov (Republican) 20.6% Others blank votes 18.9%: Kentucky 1: Ed Whitfield: Republican 1994: Incumbent resigned September 6, 2016. New member elected November 8, 2016.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin was term-limited in 2016. Tomblin was first elected in a 2011 special election after Joe Manchin resigned after being elected to the United States Senate. Tomblin then won election to a full term in 2012. Democratic candidates included former U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, state Senator Jeff Kessler, and businessman Jim ...