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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 2008 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 05:30pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 68.14% Registered 53.03% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision May 16, 2009 09:22am
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
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NamePat McCrory Votes2,440,707 (54.62%)
Term01/05/2013 - 01/07/2017 Margin509,127 (+11.39%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 2008 NC Governor- D Primary Beverly Perdue
May 06, 2008 NC Governor- R Primary Pat McCrory
MAP

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KEY RACE? 8.6667003632 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/26/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Pat McCrory 12 1 ----
Beverly Perdue 32 11 --1
Leaning Call: Beverly Perdue (80.56%)
Weighted Call: Pat McCrory (96.70%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

11/12/2007 11/02/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue Mayor Pat McCrory Michael Munger  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian  
Certified Votes2,146,189 (50.28%) 2,001,168 (46.88%) 121,584 (2.85%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -145,021 (-3.40%) -2,024,605 (-47.43%)  
Predict Avg.49.85% 49.12% 0.92%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (50 from 12 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.90%-- 44.97%-- 1.69%--  
Survey USA 
10/30/08-11/02/08
48.00% 5.0 47.00% 1.0 4.00% 3.0
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/31/08-11/02/08
49.00% 2.0 48.00% 4.0 2.00% 3.0
Research 2000 
10/28/08-10/30/08
49.00% 1.0 44.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Civitas Institute (R) 
10/27/08-10/29/08
45.00% 2.0 43.00% -- 3.00% 1.0
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/25/08-10/26/08
47.00% 1.0 44.00% -- 5.00% 1.0
GfK 
10/22/08-10/26/08
44.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Muslim American Public Affairs Council (MAPAC)
  Wilmington Star News
  Esquire
  Greenville Daily Reflector
R ...
  Asheville Citizen-Times
  Durham Herald-Sun
  Raleigh News & Observer
FL Silver Dime
R Moving to Miami
Laf-W Craverguy
SWP Otis Gough
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 13, 2008 10:55am News Perdue sprinkles speeches with digs at Easley  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 01, 2008 06:30am Editorial Oh my (political) science!  Article Craverguy 

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