9:25 am
Wed November 28, 2012

McCrory Speaks To Charlotte Chamber Of Commerce

Pat McCrory

North Carolina’s next governor, Pat McCrory, spoke Tuesday night at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting in Uptown. It was one of McCrory’s first public appearances since the election.

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Election 2012
4:31 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

McCrory Set To Make Transition Announcements

Jack Hawke and Pat McCrory

Pat McCrory says he’s moving quickly in preparations to take over the governor’s office.  He plans to announce his transition team tomorrow. 

North Carolina will soon have a Republican governor and Republican majorities in the state house and senate. 

At a press conference Wednesday, McCrory said he’ll reach out to leaders of both parties. 

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Local And State Elections
12:26 am
Wed November 7, 2012

McCrory Elected NC Governor

Pat McCrory
Credit The Charlotte Observer

The so-called “Charlotte curse” has been broken.  Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory is now Governor-Elect McCory. He beat Democrat Walter Dalton tonight.  

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10:35 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Some NC Races Decided

North Carolina Governor-elect Pat McCrory

Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory is now Governor-elect Pat McCory. He gave his victory speech around 9 p.m. shortly after receiving a concession call from Democratic opponent Walter Dalton.

“Our goal was not just to become governor and get elected to this great office. Our goal was to be governor to lead. That’s what we plan to do and we plan to start that work tomorrow,” McCrory said from a ballroom at the Westin hotel in Uptown Charlotte.

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Election 2012
9:36 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Scenes Of Election Day In NC

Supporters waiting for Governor-Elect Pat McCrory at the Westin in Charlotte
Lisa Miller
The Party Line
9:58 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Unlike Obama, Dalton Fails To Land A Punch In Debate

Michael Bitzer

We’ve had two debates for the chief executive for both the nation and the state, and while the Democratic candidates came out swinging in both, it was the president who obviously got his mojo back, and the lieutenant governor trying to make anything stick. 

Since the widely-panned performance at the first debate, the need to stem the bleeding by President Obama — particularly among his own party faithful — built up a level of expectations that could have rivaled the level Mitt Romney faced going into the first confrontation.

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