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It's Official - Beth Wood Will Be State Auditor For Four More Years PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 12 December 2016 10:51
Republican state auditor candidate Chuck Stuber has conceded defeat to incumbent Democrat Beth Wood prior to the conclusion of a statewide recount. 
 
“I want to offer my congratulations to State Auditor Beth Wood and wish her the best on her next term in office, "Stuber said. "My entire professional career has been one of public service, and I hope I will have the opportunity to serve the citizens of North Carolina again in some capacity in the future.”
 
As the recount concluded Friday, the State Board of Elections website showed that Wood had won by 6,054 votes.
 
A recount also settled the N.C. House race in Wilson and Pitt counties. Republican incumbent Rep. Susan Martin’s victory over Democrat Charlie Pat Farris was confirmed by the recount, according to The Wilson Times.
 
McCrory Concedes Governor's Race To Attorney General Roy Cooper PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 05 December 2016 12:13

Governor Pat McCrory has conceded the gubernatorial race to Attorney General Roy Cooper.

The governor made the announcement via a video mailed to the new media. In it McCrory listed the accomplishments of his administration including paying off billion dollars of debt as well passing the $2 billion bond issue earlier this year. McCrory ended the video asking for prayers for Roy Cooper as he assumes the state's governorship. 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:20
 
President Elect Trump Will Hold Victory Rally In Fayetteville PDF Print E-mail
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By Donna Martinez   
Saturday, 03 December 2016 06:18
President-elect Donald Trump will hold a victory rally in Fayetteville on Tuesday night. The event will begin at 7 p.m.at the Crown Coliseum with the doors opening at 4 p.m.
 
North Carolina was a battleground state that Trump won last month by about 3.6 percentage points over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
 
Fayetteville’s Republican mayor, Nat Robertson, plans to be among many welcoming the next president.
 
“We know that President-elect Trump has a strong commitment to our military, and this visit will mean a great deal to those in uniform, our local heroes, their families and our residents,” Robertson told the Fayetteville Observer. 
 
Last Updated on Saturday, 03 December 2016 06:21
 
State Board of Elections Denies Durham Board More Time For Recount PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Saturday, 03 December 2016 06:00
The State Boared of Elections denied a request from the Durham County Board of Elections to extend the state’s deadline to recount 90,000 votes. 
 
The Durham Board says the recount can’t be completed by SBOE mandate of 7 p.m. Monday. Elections officials say the process – estimated to cost about $35,000 – could move faster if more tabulating machines are made available from other counties.
 
The recount could finally settle the governor’s race between Governor Pat McCrory and Democrat Roy Cooper, the state’s attorney general. McCrory said Wednesday’s before the State Board of Elections meeting that it would not seek a statewide recount if the board ordered the Durham recount.
 
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