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Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
  Democratic Primary Winner
0
0.00%
  Republican Primary Winner
0
0.00%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Pat McCrory
2,440,707
54.62%
 Walter Dalton
1,931,580
43.23%
 Barbara Howe
94,652
2.12%
  Write-In (W)
1,297
0.03%
 Donald Kreamer (W)
59
0.00%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Beverly Perdue
2,146,189
50.27%
 Pat McCrory
2,001,168
46.88%
 Michael Munger
121,584
2.85%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Mike Easley(I)
1,939,154
55.62%
 Patrick J. Ballantine
1,495,021
42.88%
 Barbara Howe
52,513
1.51%
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Mike Easley
1,530,324
52.02%
 Richard Vinroot
1,360,960
46.26%
 Barbara Howe
42,674
1.45%
 Douglas Schell
8,104
0.28%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 James B. Hunt, Jr.(I)
1,436,638
55.98%
 Robin Hayes
1,097,053
42.75%
 Scott D. Yost
17,559
0.68%
 Julia Van Witt
14,792
0.58%
 Deborah Reid (W)
143
0.01%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 James B. Hunt, Jr.
1,368,246
52.72%
 James Carson Gardner
1,121,955
43.23%
 Scott McLaughlin
104,983
4.05%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 James Grubbs "Jim" Martin(I)
1,222,338
56.07%
 Robert B. Jordan, III
957,687
43.93%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 James Grubbs "Jim" Martin
1,208,167
54.26%
 Rufus L. Edmisten
1,011,209
45.41%
 H. Fritz Prochnaw
4,610
0.21%
 Gregory McCartan
2,740
0.12%
  Others (W)
17
0.00%
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 James B. Hunt, Jr.(I)
1,143,145
61.88%
 I. Beverly Lake, Jr.
691,449
37.43%
 Robert Y. Emory
9,951
0.54%
 Douglas A. Cooper
2,887
0.16%
  Others (W)
42
0.00%
 Robert W. "Bob" Scott (W)
6
0.00%
 Nelson Johnson (W)
5
0.00%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 James B. Hunt, Jr.
1,081,293
64.99%
 David T. Flaherty
564,102
33.90%
 Herbert F. "Chub" Seawell Jr.
13,604
0.82%
 Arlan K. Andrews
4,764
0.29%
  Others (W)
48
0.00%
 George Wood (W)
12
0.00%
 Howard N. Lee (W)
6
0.00%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 James Eubert "Jim" Holshouser, Jr.
767,470
51.00%
 Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles
729,104
48.45%
 Arlis F. Pettyjohn
8,211
0.55%
  Others (W)
4
0.00%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Robert W. "Bob" Scott
821,233
52.70%
 James Carson Gardner
737,075
47.30%
  Others (W)
22
0.00%
 John L. Stickley (W)
14
0.00%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Daniel Killian Moore
790,343
56.59%
 Robert L. Gavin
606,165
43.41%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Terry Sanford
735,248
54.45%
 Robert L. Gavin
613,975
45.47%
 I. Beverly Lake (W)
1,137
0.08%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Luther H. Hodges(I)
760,480
66.95%
 Kyle Hayes
375,379
33.05%
Nov 07, 1954 Appointment
 Luther H. Hodges
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 William Bradley Umstead
796,306
67.50%
 Herbert F. "Chub" Seawell Jr.
383,329
32.50%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 W. Kerr Scott
570,995
73.16%
 George M. Pritchard
206,166
26.41%
 Mary Price
3,363
0.43%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 R. Gregg Cherry
528,995
69.61%
 Frank C. Patton
230,998
30.39%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 J. Melville Broughton
608,744
75.70%
 Robert H. McNeill
195,402
24.30%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Clyde Roark Hoey
542,139
66.69%
 Gillam Grissom
270,843
33.31%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 John C.B. Ehringhaus
497,657
70.07%
 Clifford C. Frazier
212,561
29.93%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 O. Max Gardner
362,009
55.57%
 Herbert F. Seawell
289,415
44.43%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Angus W. McLean
294,441
61.33%
 Isaac M. Meekins
185,627
38.67%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Cameron A. Morrison
308,151
57.22%
 John J. Parker
230,175
42.74%
 W.B. Taylor
193
0.04%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Thomas W. Bickett
167,761
58.15%
 Frank A. Linney
120,157
41.65%
 L. Miller
590
0.20%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Locke Craig
149,975
61.35%
 Iredell Meares
49,930
20.42%
 Thomas Settle III
43,625
17.84%
 H.E. Hodges
944
0.39%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 William W. Kitchin
145,102
57.31%
 J. Elwood Cox
107,760
42.56%
 J.A. Transom
342
0.14%
  Scattering
3
0.00%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Robert B. Glenn
128,761
61.72%
 Charles J. Harris
79,505
38.11%
 James M. Templeton
235
0.11%
 William Pegram
109
0.05%
  Scattering
3
0.00%
Aug 02, 1900 General Election
 Charles B. Aycock
186,650
59.57%
 Spencer B. Adams
126,296
40.31%
 Henry Sheets
358
0.11%
  Scattering
9
0.00%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 Daniel L. Russell
154,025
46.52%
 Cyrus B. Watson
145,286
43.88%
 William A. Guthrie
30,943
9.35%
 James R. Jones
553
0.17%
 Jeremiah W. Holt
246
0.07%
  Scattering
10
0.00%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 Elias Carr
135,327
48.30%
 David M. Furches
94,681
33.79%
 Wyatt P. Exum
47,747
17.04%
 James M. Templeton
2,448
0.87%
Apr 07, 1891 Appointment
 Thomas M. Holt
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 Daniel G. Fowle
148,405
51.97%
 Oliver H. Dockery
134,035
46.93%
 William Walker
3,124
1.09%
  Scattering (W)
15
0.01%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Alfred M. Scales
143,249
53.80%
 Tyre York
122,795
46.12%
 Tyler York
215
0.08%
  Scattering (W)
3
0.00%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Thomas J. Jarvis(I)
121,837
51.32%
 Ralph P. Buxton
115,559
48.68%
Feb 05, 1879 Appointment
 Thomas J. Jarvis
1
100.00%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Zebulon B. Vance
123,265
52.83%
 Thomas Settle Jr.
110,061
47.17%
Jul 11, 1874 Appointment
 Curtis H. Brogden
1
100.00%
Aug 01, 1872 General Election
 Tod R. Caldwell(I)
98,630
50.49%
 Augustus S. Merrimon
96,731
49.51%
Dec 15, 1870 Appointment
 Tod R. Caldwell
1
100.00%
Apr 21, 1868 General Election
 William W. Holden
92,235
55.49%
 Thomas S. Ashe
73,600
44.28%
 Daniel R. Goodloe
310
0.19%
  Others (W)
67
0.04%
 Jonathan Worth(I) (W)
7
0.00%
Oct 18, 1866 General Election
 Jonathan Worth(I)
34,250
75.87%
 Alfred Dockery
10,759
23.83%
 William W. Holden (W)
49
0.11%
 Zebulon B. Vance (W)
43
0.10%
  Others (W)
19
0.04%
 [FNU] Logan (W)
11
0.02%
 F.B. Satterthwaite (W)
11
0.02%
Nov 09, 1865 General Election
 Jonathan Worth
32,549
55.49%
 William W. Holden(I)
25,809
44.00%
 Zebulon B. Vance (W)
200
0.34%
 M.W. Stampes (W)
52
0.09%
 Robert F. Hoke (W)
22
0.04%
  Others (W)
22
0.04%
May 29, 1865 Appointment
 William W. Holden
1
100.00%
Apr 00, 1862 General Election
 Edward Stanly
1
100.00%
Nov 18, 1861 General Election
 Marble N. Taylor
1
100.00%
Aug 02, 1860 General Election
 John W. Ellis(I)
59,396
52.70%
 John Pool
53,303
47.30%
Aug 05, 1858 General Election
 John W. Ellis
56,429
58.50%
 Duncan K. McRae
40,036
41.50%
Aug 07, 1856 General Election
 Thomas Bragg Jr.(I)
57,698
56.20%
 John A. Gilmer
44,970
43.80%
Dec 06, 1854 Appointment
 Warren Winslow
1
100.00%
Aug 03, 1854 General Election
 Thomas Bragg Jr.
48,705
51.08%
 Alfred Dockery
46,644
48.92%
Aug 05, 1852 General Election
 David S. Reid(I)
48,484
53.00%
 John Kerr
42,993
47.00%
Aug 01, 1850 General Election
 David S. Reid
45,827
51.61%
 Charles Manly(I)
42,972
48.39%
Aug 03, 1848 General Election
 Charles Manly
42,536
50.51%
 David S. Reid
41,682
49.49%
Aug 06, 1846 General Election
 William Alexander Graham(I)
43,486
54.97%
 James B. Shepard
35,627
45.03%
Aug 01, 1844 General Election
 William Alexander Graham
42,586
51.92%
 Michael Holt
39,433
48.08%
Aug 04, 1842 General Election
 John M. Morehead(I)
39,596
53.06%
 Louis D. Henry
35,024
46.94%
  Scattering (W)
2
0.00%
Aug 06, 1840 General Election
 John M. Morehead
44,484
55.33%
 Romulus M. Saunders
35,903
44.66%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
10
0.01%
Aug 02, 1838 General Election
 Edward B. Dudley(I)
38,119
64.15%
 John Branch, Jr.
21,155
35.60%
  Others (W)
67
0.11%
 Weldon N. Edwards (W)
42
0.07%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr. (W)
41
0.07%
Aug 04, 1836 General Election
 Edward B. Dudley
35,791
53.56%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.(I)
31,018
46.42%
  Others (W)
9
0.01%
Nov 23, 1835 General Election
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
103
53.09%
 William B. Meares
86
44.33%
 William D. Moseley
4
2.06%
 Joseph M. Carson
1
0.52%
Nov 24, 1834 General Election
 David L. Swain(I)
97
49.49%
 William D. Moseley
89
45.41%
 Unidentified Scattering
10
5.10%
Nov 27, 1833 General Election
 David L. Swain(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 01, 1832 General Election
 David L. Swain
99
28.05%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
90
25.50%
 John Branch, Jr.
59
16.71%
 William Polk
51
14.45%
  Blank - Void
46
13.03%
 Joseph H. Bryan
8
2.27%
Dec 12, 1831 General Election
 Montfort Stokes(I)
98
51.58%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
83
43.68%
  Blank - Void
9
4.74%
Dec 17, 1830 General Election
 Montfort Stokes
111
30.33%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
89
24.32%
 Cadwalader Jones
49
13.39%
  Blank - Void
44
12.02%
 James I. McKay
43
11.75%
 Jesse Speight
19
5.19%
 William Donnell
6
1.64%
  Hardy Flowers
5
1.37%
Dec 09, 1829 General Election
 John Owen(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 06, 1828 General Election
 John Owen
96
34.66%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
92
33.21%
 Montfort Stokes
39
14.08%
 Willis Alston
26
9.39%
 James Mebane
24
8.66%
Dec 05, 1827 General Election
 James Iredell Jr.
104
45.02%
 Richard D. Spaight Jr.
82
35.50%
 William Polk
24
10.39%
 John Stanly
21
9.09%
Dec 27, 1826 General Election
 Hutchins G. Burton(I)
100
100.00%
Nov 30, 1825 General Election
 Hutchins G. Burton(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 02, 1824 General Election
 Hutchins G. Burton
100
52.63%
 Montfort Stokes
47
24.74%
 Alfred Moore
27
14.21%
 Isaac Avery
16
8.42%
 Simmons J. Baker
0
0.00%
 Joseph H. Bryan
0
0.00%
Dec 01, 1823 General Election
 Gabriel Holmes(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 26, 1822 General Election
 Gabriel Holmes(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 06, 1821 General Election
 Gabriel Holmes
106
41.25%
 James Mebane
65
25.29%
 Hutchins G. Burton
53
20.62%
 Joseph H. Bryan
33
12.84%
Dec 05, 1820 General Election
 Jesse Franklin
1
100.00%
Nov 24, 1819 General Election
 John Branch, Jr.(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 24, 1818 General Election
 John Branch, Jr.(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 03, 1817 General Election
 John Branch, Jr.
119
66.48%
 Duncan Cameron
60
33.52%
Nov 23, 1816 General Election
 William Miller(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1815 General Election
 William Miller(I)
100
100.00%
Nov 29, 1814 General Election
 William Miller
95
48.97%
 William Polk
86
44.33%
 George Outlaw
13
6.70%
Nov 20, 1813 General Election
 William Hawkins(I)
100
100.00%
Nov 25, 1812 General Election
 William Hawkins(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 07, 1811 General Election
 William Hawkins
57
33.93%
 Benjamin Smith(I) (W)
51
30.36%
 James Mebane
43
25.60%
 Joseph Riddick
17
10.12%
Dec 01, 1810 General Election
 Benjamin Smith
97
53.59%
 David Stone(I)
84
46.41%
Nov 30, 1809 General Election
 David Stone(I)
1
100.00%
 Benjamin Williams (W)
0
0.00%
Dec 00, 1808 General Election
 David Stone
96
55.81%
 Benjamin Williams(I)
76
44.19%
Nov 24, 1807 General Election
 Benjamin Williams
1
100.00%
 Nathaniel Alexander(I)
0
0.00%
Nov 27, 1806 General Election
 Nathaniel Alexander(I)
100
100.00%
Dec 00, 1805 General Election
 Nathaniel Alexander
108
62.43%
 Benjamin Williams
65
37.57%
Nov 24, 1804 General Election
 James Turner(I)
100
99.01%
 Unidentified Scattering
1
0.99%
Nov 28, 1803 General Election
 James Turner(I)
100
98.04%
 Unidentified Scattering
2
1.96%
Dec 04, 1802 Special Election
 James Turner
112
42.91%
 Thomas Blount
53
20.31%
 William R. Davie
36
13.79%
 Joseph Taylor
27
10.34%
 Robert Williams
20
7.66%
 J.R. Eaton
13
4.98%
Nov 20, 1802 General Election
 John B. Ashe
103
60.23%
 William Polk
49
28.65%
 Joseph Taylor
19
11.11%
Nov 25, 1801 General Election
 Benjamin Williams(I)
119
66.85%
 John B. Ashe
58
32.58%
 Richard D. Spaight (W)
1
0.56%
Nov 26, 1800 General Election
 Benjamin Williams(I)
127
59.62%
 Joseph Taylor
26
12.21%
 John B. Ashe
17
7.98%
Nov 00, 1799 General Election
 Benjamin Williams
1
100.00%
Nov 00, 1798 General Election
 William R. Davie
1
100.00%
 Samuel Ashe(I)
0
0.00%
Nov 00, 1797 General Election
 Samuel Ashe(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1796 General Election
 Samuel Ashe(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 00, 1795 General Election
 Samuel Ashe
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1794 General Election
 Richard D. Spaight(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1793 General Election
 Richard D. Spaight(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 11, 1792 General Election
 Richard D. Spaight
1
100.00%
Dec 29, 1791 General Election
 Alexander Martin(I)
97
58.79%
 Richard D. Spaight
60
36.36%
 William Lenoir
7
4.24%
 James Coor
1
0.61%
Nov 17, 1790 General Election
 Alexander Martin(I)
151
98.69%
 Charles Johnson
2
1.31%
Dec 05, 1789 Special Election
 Alexander Martin
1
100.00%
Nov 00, 1789 General Election
 Samuel Johnston(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1788 General Election
 Samuel Johnston(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1787 General Election
 Samuel Johnston
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1786 General Election
 Richard Caswell(I)
1
100.00%
Dec 00, 1785 General Election
 Richard Caswell
1
100.00%
Apr 00, 1784 General Election
 Alexander Martin(I)
1
100.00%
Apr 00, 1783 General Election
 Alexander Martin(I)
1
100.00%
Apr 00, 1782 General Election
 Alexander Martin
1
100.00%
Feb 01, 1782 General Election
 Thomas Burke
1
100.00%
Oct 05, 1781 Acting
 Alexander Martin
1
100.00%
Jun 00, 1781 General Election
 Thomas Burke
1
100.00%
00, 1780 General Election
 Abner Nash
1
100.00%
00, 1779 General Election
 Richard Caswell(I)
1
100.00%
00, 1778 General Election
 Richard Caswell(I)
1
100.00%
00, 1777 General Election
 Richard Caswell(I)
1
100.00%
00, 1776 General Election
 Richard Caswell
1
100.00%

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