Statewide Analysis

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Presidential:
Donald Trump received the fifteen electoral votes for North Carolina.  North Carolina has been a swing state in recent elections and the past two cycles went for both President Obama and Governor Romney.  Trump's success in North Carolina was an early sign of his elections sucess on election night.  

Senate:
Senator Richard Burr (R) was re-elected to a third term.

House:
North Carolina has one new freshman member to their House delegation in Ted Budd (R).  The rest of the delegation remains the same after Renee Ellmers (R) primary loss to fellow Representative George Holding (R).

Governor:
Governor Pat McCrory (R) was defeated in a very close election by North Carolina State Attorney General Roy Cooper (D).  The race could still flip, but the current vote total has Cooper edging McCrory by about 5,000 votes or less than .1%.  The race has yet to be called and recounts are in the works.  As of now though Cooper looks to be the next Governor of North Carolina (11/15/16) 

Other Notable Election Results:
Incumbent Supreme Court Associate Justice Bob Edmunds lost his re-election bid to Mike Morgan in a highly watched judiciary race in North Carolina.  Morgan was backed heavily by the trial attorneys.

Republicans picked up one seat to their majority in the North Carolina State Senate and will hold 35 of the chambers 50 seats.  In the North Carolina House of Representatives neither party picked up any gains and Republicans hold 74 seats to the Democrats holding 46 seats.  


 

Race by Race Details

North Carolina Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:29:58 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Marcia Abrams (Write-In)   
Richard Burr (Republican Party)  51.1% Winner
Sean Haugh (Libertarian Party)  3.6%
Deborah Ross (Democratic Party)  45.3%
North Carolina re-elected incumbent Senator Richard Burr (R). Burr had been in one of the most contested swing state races this year. Former North Carolina ACLU executive director Deborah Ross (D) ran a hard campaign that polled extremely close to Burr in the closing months. In the end Burr was able to win a third term to the U.S. Senate.

North Carolina Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:33:59 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
G.K. Butterfield (Democratic Party)  68.6% Winner
H. Powell Dew (Republican Party)  29.0%
Joseph Summerell (Libertarian Party)  2.4%

North Carolina Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 2:52:04 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
George Holding (Republican Party)  56.7% Winner
John McNeil (Democratic Party)  43.3%
Representative Greg Holding (R) moved to the 2nd after North Carolina redistricting. Holding unseated incumbent Renee Ellmers (R) in the primary.

North Carolina Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:36:02 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Walter Jones (Republican Party)  67.4% Winner
Ernest Reeves (Democratic Party)  32.6%

North Carolina Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/8/2016 10:40:02 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Sue Googe (Republican Party)  32.1%
David Price (Democratic Party)  67.9% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:36:56 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Joshua Brannon (Democratic Party)  41.5%
Virginia Foxx (Republican Party)  58.5% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 06
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:37:27 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Pete Glidewell (Democratic Party)  40.7%
Mark Walker (Republican Party)  59.3% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 07
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:37:49 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
J. Wesley Casteen (Democratic Party)  39.0%
David Rouzer (Republican Party)  61.0% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:38:16 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Richard Hudson (Republican Party)  58.8% Winner
Thomas Mills (Democratic Party)  41.2%

North Carolina Congressional District 09
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:39:05 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Christian Cano (Democratic Party)  41.7%
Robert Pittenger (Republican Party)  58.3% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 10
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:39:30 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Patrick McHenry (Republican Party)  63.2% Winner
Andy Millard (Democratic Party)  36.8%

North Carolina Congressional District 11
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:39:54 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Rick Bryson (Democratic Party)  35.8%
Mark Meadows (Republican Party)  64.2% Winner

North Carolina Congressional District 12
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:40:50 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Alma Adams (Democratic Party)  67.0% Winner
Leon Threatt (Republican Party)  33.0%

North Carolina Congressional District 13
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:43:41 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Ted Budd (Republican Party)  56.1% Winner
Bruce Davis (Democratic Party)  49.9%
Ted Budd (R) defeated Bruce Davis (D) for the open North Carolina 13th District. Representative George Holding (R) was redistricted from this district into the North Carolina 2nd.

*The analysis on this page is provided by the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization, that is supported by several hundred of the nation's leading businesses and trade associations. The views expressed in this analysis do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.