The 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 2016, to elect the Governor of North Carolina, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Primary elections were held March 15. Both major party candidates won their primaries by overwhelming margins. Incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory was running for reelection Read Morehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_North_Carolina_gubernatorial_election
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The 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 2016, to elect the Governor of North Carolina, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Primary elections were held March 15. Both major party candidates won their primaries by overwhelming margins. Incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory was running for reelection
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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...
Dec 05, 2016 · POLITICO's Live 2016 North Carolina Election Results and Maps by State, County and District. Includes 2016 Races for President, Senate, House, Governor and Key Ballot Measures.
3.3%. 1,129,241 votes, 100% reporting. Last updated 10:37 AM ET. Winner called by A.P. Republican Results. Republican Primary. Donald J. Trump won North Carolina, according to A.P. Candidates.
Mar 15, 2016 · In the race for governor, Gov. Pat McCrory won the Republican primary with 82 percent of the vote. McCrory will run against Roy Cooper, who won the Democratic primary. For the U.S. Senate seat,...
Clinton easily won the primary. She had the in-state backing of Rep. G.K. Butterfield, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, as well as Reps. Alma Adams and David Price. Sanders, meanwhile, did not have any endorsements from members of Congress representing the state. Clinton won 80% of African Americans.
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest won the Lieutenant Governor race in North Carolina on Tuesday. Forest is up by 7 points with all precincts reporting. Below are detailed results for the race. View other North...
Gun owner who went viral wins North Carolina lieutenant governor GOP primary | Fox News https://www.foxnews.com A gun owner who went viral for delivering a compelling gun rights speech won the North Carolina lieutenant governor primary, becoming the first African-American to achieve the feat.