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  NC Governor - R Primary
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 07, 2004 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open July 20, 2004 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close July 20, 2004 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 20.84% Registered 4.53% Total Population
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedRBH February 15, 2019 12:57am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Vinroot decided against forcing a runoff election with Ballantine, and didn't request run off. Making Ballantine the out right winner of the primary. This allows Ballantine to face Gov. Easley in the general election.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2000
NameMike Easley Votes1,530,324 (52.02%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2005 Margin169,364 (+5.76%)
NEXT 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
RaceNC Governor 11/02/2004
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/02/2003 07/20/2004
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Patrick J. Ballantine 7 3 ----
Richard Vinroot 9 7 ----
William W. "Bill" Cobey, Jr. 1 ------
Leaning Call: Richard Vinroot (62.16%)
Weighted Call: Richard Vinroot (98.87%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/05/2004 07/18/2004

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Sen. Patrick J. Ballantine Mayor Richard Vinroot Rep. William W. "Bill" Cobey, Jr. Dan Barrett St. Sen. Fern Shubert George W. Little  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes110,726 (30.38%) 109,217 (29.97%) 97,461 (26.74%) 19,097 (5.24%) 14,445 (3.96%) 13,474 (3.70%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,509 (-0.41%) -13,265 (-3.64%) -91,629 (-25.14%) -96,281 (-26.42%) -97,252 (-26.69%)  
Predict Avg.31.00% 36.50% 25.00% 1.00% 4.00% 1.50%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 05/12/2003 05/28/2003 07/21/2003 05/19/2003 08/26/2003 04/17/2003  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg22.37%-- 32.36%-- 21.73%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
07/16/04-07/18/04
24.00% -- 32.00% -- 25.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
07/18/04-07/18/04
24.00% -- 35.00% -- 24.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
07/16/04-07/16/04
19.00% 8.0 30.00% 1.0 16.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
07/10/04-07/12/04
24.00% -- 35.00% -- 20.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
06/18/04-06/19/04
15.00% -- 33.00% -- 23.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
05/16/04-05/16/04
11.00% -- 29.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 22, 2004 12:00am News Ballantine Reacts to Vinroot dropping out  Article Mr. Techno 
Jul 22, 2004 12:00am News Ex-Charlotte Mayor Drops GOP Governor Bid  Article PaGuy 
Jul 22, 2004 12:00am News Vinroot drops out of race  Article None Entered 
Dec 06, 2003 12:00am News [Richard] Vinroot runs 1st TV ads of 2004 [NC]governor's race  Article User 490 
Aug 13, 2003 12:00am News (NC St. Sen. Fern) Shubert mulls campaign (for NC Governor)  Article U Ole Polecat 
May 29, 2003 08:05am News (Richard) Vinroot makes it official: He's running for (NC) governor  Article U Ole Polecat 

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