2012 North Carolina Governor's Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the governor's race in North Carolina. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 North Carolina Governor's Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
North Carolina governor election - class or district
PercVotesPartyCandidate
54.7%2446842RPat McCrory
43.2%1930667DWalter Dalton
2.1%95080LBarbara Howe
Election Information for North Carolina
Primary DateMay 08, 2012
Runoff DateJuly 17, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentBeverly Perdue
Incumbent StatusNot Seeking Re-election
Election Projection
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 North Carolina Governor's Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat governor Primary Election in North Carolina - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
46%425355Walter Dalton0
38%352375Bob Etheridge14
6%51735Bill Faison0
5%48394Gardenia Henley0
3%27169Gary Dunn0
2%22136Bruce Blackmon0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican governor Primary Election in North Carolina - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
83%743891Pat McCrory0
5%46982Paul Wright0
3%30881Scott Jones0
3%29787Jim Mahan0
3%26246Jim Harney0
2%13695Charles Moss0

Past Election Results

Election Results for Governors seat in North Carolina in 2008
Past Election Results - Governor of North Carolina
Bev Perdue
50%
2008
47%
Pat McCrory
Mike Easley
56%
2004
43%
Patrick J. Ballantin
Mike Easley
52%
2000
46%
Richard Vinroot
James B. Hunt, Jr.
56%
1996
43%
Robin Hayes
James B. Hunt, Jr.
53%
1992
43%
Jim Gardner
Robert B. Jordan III
45%
1988
55%
James G. Martin
Rufus Edmisten
45%
1984
54%
James G. Martin