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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 29, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 06, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 06, 2008 - 06:30pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.10% Registered 6.27% Total Population
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedU Ole Polecat June 02, 2008 08:26am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameMike Easley Votes1,939,154 (55.62%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2009 Margin444,133 (+12.74%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameBeverly Perdue Votes2,146,189 (50.27%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2013 Margin145,021 (+3.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNC Governor 11/04/2008
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/10/2008 05/06/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Pat McCrory 10 5 ----
Fred Smith 2 ------
Leaning Call: Pat McCrory (90.91%)
Weighted Call: Pat McCrory (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/02/2007 05/04/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Mayor Pat McCrory St. Sen. Fred Smith William "Bill" Graham Robert F. "Bob" Orr Elbie Powers  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican  
Certified Votes232,818 (46.11%) 186,843 (37.00%) 46,861 (9.28%) 34,007 (6.73%) 4,444 (0.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -45,975 (-9.10%) -185,957 (-36.83%) -198,811 (-39.37%) -228,374 (-45.22%)  
Predict Avg.41.50% 32.41% 6.84% 7.59% 0.75%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (27 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg36.68%-- 33.57%-- 7.54%-- 6.91%-- 1.73%--  
Survey USA 
05/03/08-05/04/08
38.00% 2.0 32.00% -- 8.00% 3.0 9.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
05/03/08-05/04/08
39.00% 3.0 35.00% 4.0 6.00% -- 5.00% -- 1.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
04/28/08-04/29/08
31.00% -- 32.00% -- 7.00% -- 5.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
04/26/08-04/28/08
36.00% 1.0 32.00% 8.0 5.00% 3.0 7.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
04/26/08-04/27/08
36.00% -- 31.00% 5.0 6.00% -- 5.00% -- 1.00% --
Survey USA 
04/19/08-04/21/08
35.00% 3.0 24.00% 5.0 8.00% 1.0 9.00% 1.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R SC-Conservative
  Charlotte Observer
R James Grubbs "Jim" Martin [L]
R James Eubert "Jim" Holshouser, Jr. [L]
F Blue Republican
R Philip E. "Phil" Berger [L]
R Jerry W. Tillman [L]
R Paul Stam [L]
R Ron Paul
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 14, 2008 11:00pm Announcement McCrory Expected to Enter (NC) Governor's Race Tuesday  Article SC-Conservative 
Jan 10, 2008 02:00pm News (Charlotte Mayor Pat) McCrory takes formal step toward run for (NC) governor  Article U Ole Polecat 
Mar 24, 2007 09:00pm News State Sen. Fred Smith to run for [NC] governor  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 31, 2007 08:00pm News Orr announces run for (NC) governor  Article RP 

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