The Green Papers: North Carolina 2007 Off Year Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2007. Find 2008 elections here.
 
Flag images courtesy of The World Flag Database. Copyright http://www.flags.net/ North Carolina
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:15(2.79% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:13(2.99% of 435)
2000 Census:8,067,673 (2.86% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):5,797,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):5,122,123
Capital:Raleigh
 

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North Carolina State and Local Government

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator Elizabeth H. Dole
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Class 3 Republican Senator Richard M. Burr
First elected: 2004.
(also served in U.S. House- first elected: 1994; re-elected: 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002.)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor Mike Easley
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor Beverly Eaves "Bev" Perdue
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Open Seat - Candidate for Governor in 2008

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
7 Democratic (7 Undetermined);
6 Republican (6 Undetermined)

CD 1
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Democratic Congressman G. K. Butterfield
First elected in Special Election, 20 July 2004, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman Frank W. Ballance, Jr.- effective 11 June 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 2
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Democratic Congressman Bob Etheridge
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 3
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Republican Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr.
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 4
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Democratic Congressman David E. Price
Returned to House: 1996
[previously served in House]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 5
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Republican Congressman Virginia Foxx
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 6
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Republican Congressman John Howard "Howard" Coble
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 7
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Democratic Congressman Mike McIntyre
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 8
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Republican Congressman Robert Cannon "Robin" Hayes
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 9
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Republican Congressman Sue Myrick
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 10
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Republican Congressman Patrick Timothy McHenry
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 11
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Democratic Congressman Joseph Heath "Heath" Shuler
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 12
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Democratic Congressman Melvin L. "Mel" Watt
First elected: 1992
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 13
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Democratic Congressman Ralph Bradley "Brad" Miller
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall
First elected: 1996; re-elected: 2000, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Treasurer Richard Hancock Moore
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Candidate for Governor in 2008

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Auditor Leslie "Les" Merritt
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Commissioner of Agriculture  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Commissioner of Insurance  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Insurance Commissioner James E. "Jim" Long
First elected: 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996; re-elected: 2000, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Commissioner of Labor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Labor Commissioner Cherie Killian Berry
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Democratic Public Instruction Superintendent June Atkinson
First elected 2004 in a contested election which was decided by the State Legislature August 2005
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 14 incumbents
  Republican: 11 incumbents
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2007 Off Year Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2007 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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