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NORTH CAROLINA

Your complete directory of North Carolina candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Terry Sanford 1992

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 21, 2015
Filing Deadline (Minor Parties & Independents): June 9, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins): July 26, 2016
Primary: March 15, 2016
Run-off: Federal May 24, 2016 - State Offices May 3, 2016

This page was last updated on January 18, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Pat McCrory (R)* - (Campaign Site)
C. Robert Brawley (R) - State Rep., Businessman, Army Veteran & '04 State Insurance Comm. Candidate
Charles Moss (R) - Realtor, '12 Candidate & & '04 State Sen. Candidate
Roy Cooper (D) - Attorney General, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.
Ken Spaulding (D) - Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Lon Cecil (Libertarian) - Retired Engineer, Vietnam War Veteran & '12 US Rep. Candidate

Jim Gardner for Governor 1992

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2016.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Dan Forest (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Linda Coleman (D) - Ex-State Personnel Director, Ex-State Rep.,Ex-Wake County Commissioner & '14 Nominee
Holly Jones (D) - Buncombe County Commission & Ex-Asheville City Councillor
Ron Newton (D) - Attorney & Businessman

Robert Wilson (D) - Retired State Employee
J.J. Summerell (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair & Businessman

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Elaine Marshall (D)* - (Campaign Site)
A.J. Daoud (R) - State Lottery Commissioner, Funeral Home Owner, GOP Activist & '12 Candidate
Michael LaPaglia (R) - Businessman

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Roy Cooper (D)* - Candidate for Governor in 2016. ]
Josh Stein (D) - State Sen. & Ex-Sr. Deputy Attorney General

Marcus Williams (D) - Attorney, Democratic Activist & Frequent Candidate
Buck Newton (R) - State Sen., Attorney & Ex-Wilson County GOP Chair
Jim O’Neill (R) - Forsyth County District Attorney

Bob Jordan

STATE AUDITOR:
Beth Wood (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chuck Stuber (R) - State Board of Elections Chief Investigator & Retired FBI Agent

STATE TREASURER:
[ Janet Cowell (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Dan Blue III (D) - Attoney & Son of State Sen. Dan Blue
Ron Elmer (D) - Investment Manager, Accountant & '12 Candidate
Dale Folwell (R) - Ex-State House Speaker Pro Tempore, Ex-State Cabinet Secretary & '12 Lt.Gov. Candidate

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
June Atkinson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Henry Pankey (D) - High School Assistant Principal
Mark Johnson (R) - Forsyth County School Board Member & Teacher
J. Wesley Sills (R) - Teacher, Ex-Yacht Captain & Ex-Insurance Agent
Rosemary Stein (R) - Physician, Ex-Alamance Community College Trustee & GOP Activist\

Jimmy Green - 1984

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Steve Troxler (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Andy Stevens (R) - Tea Party Activist
Walter Smith (D) - Farmer, Ex-USDA Farm Service Agency Official & Community Activist

STATE LABOR COMMISSIONER:
Cherie Berry (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mazie Ferguson (D) - Pastor & '10 US Sen. Candidate
Charles Meeker (D) - Ex-Raleigh Mayor, Ex-Raleigh City Councilman & Attorney

STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Wayne Goodwin (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Causey (R) - Farmer, State Employee, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Joe McLaughlin (R) - Ex-Onslow County Commissioner, Financial Planner, Army Veteran & '08 US Rep. Candidate
Ron Pierce (R) - General Contractor, Ex-Airline Mechanic & Army Veteran


Robert Morgan for US Senate - Rufus Edmisten for Governor

NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Richard Burr (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Greg Brannon (R) - Physician, Tea Party Activist & '14 Candidate
Larry Holmquist (R) - Retired Advertising Executive
Paul Wright (R) - Ex-District Court Judge, Ex-Superior Court Judge, '14 US Rep. Candidate & '12 Gov. Candidate
Kevin Griffin (D) - Businessman & Living Wage Activist
Ernest Reeves (D) - Businessman, Iraq War Veteran, Retired Army Officer, '14 Candidate & '15 Mayor Candidate
Chris Rey (D) - Spring Lake Mayor, Attorney & Iraq War Veteran
Deborah Ross (D) - Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Sean Haugh (Libertarian) - Ex-Libt. Party National Political Director, Pizza Deliveryman & Frequent Candidate
Mohammad Sabur Nasiri (Independent) - Physician

Jesse Helms - 1978

Thom Tillis (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
G.K. Butterfield (D)* - (Campaign Site)
C.L. Cooke (Libertarian)

District 2:
Renee Ellmers (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim D'Annunzio (R) - Businessman, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Kay Daly (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide, Political Consultant & Conservative Activist
Jim Duncan (R) - Ex-Chatham County GOP Chair, Businessman & National Guard Veteran
Frank Roche (R) - Radio Show Host, Currency Trader & Frequent Candidate
Adam Coker (D) - Filmmaker, Photographer & Businessman

District 3:
Walter Jones Jr. (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Taylor Griffin (R) - Political Consultant, Ex-Congressional Aide, Ex-US Treasury Dept. Official & '14 Candidate
Phil Law (R) - Computer Technician & USMC Veteran
David Hurst (D) - Democratic Activist

Jim Martin

District 4:
David Price (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sue Googe (R) - Real Estate Investor & Software Engineer
Teiji Kimball (R) - Businessman, Army Veteran & Community Activist

District 5:
Virginia Foxx (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Pattie Curran (R) - Homeschooling Parent, Ex-Social Worker & National Guard Veteran
Josh Brannon (D) - Software Developer & '14 Nominee

District 6:
Mark Walker (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Chris Hardin (R) - Pharmaceutical Sales Rep., Ex-Police Officer & USCG Veteran
Bruce Davis (D) - Ex-Guilford County Commissioner, Businessman & '14 Candidate
Pete Glidewell (D) - Consultant, Ex-Textile Mill Owner, Vietnam War Veteran & Democratic Activist
Jim Roberts (D) - Retired Pest Control Company Owner & Retired Army Sergeant

District 7:
David Rouzer (R)*- (Campaign Site)
Mark Otto (R) - Ex-Congressional Dist. GOP Chair & Baseball Umpire
J. Wesley Casteen (D) - Attorney, Accountant, '10 State Appeals Court Candidate & '14 Candidate

Plumides for Congress - 1966

District 8:
Richard Hudson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Thomas Mills (D) - Public Affairs Consultant, Democratic Activist & Blogger
Bailey Tuttle (Independent)

District 9:
Robert Pittenger (R)* - (Campaign Site)
George Rouco (R) - Attorney, Ex-CIA Agent & Ex-Businessman
Christian Cano (D) - Businessman & Democratic Activist

District 10:
Patrick McHenry (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Albert Wiley Jr. (R) - Physician, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Andy Millard (D) - Financial Planner & Community Activist

District 11:
Mark Meadows (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rick Bryson (D) - Bryson City Alderman & Retired Industrial Public Relations Writer
Tom Hill (D) - Retired Aerospace Scientist & '12/'14 Candidate

Maggie Lauterer

District 12:
Alma Adams (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Gardenia Henley (D) - Retired USAID Inspector General Auditor, USAF Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Juan Antonio Marin Jr. (D) - Electrical Engineering Technician
Ryan Duffie (R) - Financial Advisor
Leon Threatt (R) - Pastor & '14 Candidate

District 13:
George Holding (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John McNeil (D) - Attorney, USMC Veteran & Progressive Activist
Ron Sanyal (D) - Pharmaceutical Executive & '14 Candidate
Nicholas Tolerton (Independent)


Barbara Howe - Libertarian

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of North Carolina
North Carolina Democratic Party
North Carolina Green Party
Libertarian Party of North Carolina
North Carolina Republican Party


Elizabeth Dole - 2002

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

State Board of Elections


Socialist Party of North Carolina

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Asheboro Courier-Tribune
Asheville Citizen-Times
Burlington Times-News
Carolina Politics Online
Chapel Hill News
Charlotte Observer
Davie County Enterprise-Record
Durham Herald-Sun
Fayetteville Observer
Gaston Gazette (Gastonia)
Goldsboro News-Argus
Greensboro News & Record
Greenville Daily Reflector

John Edwards - 1998

Jacksonville Daily News
Mount Airy News
Mount Olive Tribune
NCRepublicans.com
NCRumors.com (Conservative)
New Bern Sun Journal
Raleigh News & Observer
- (Politics)
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Shelby Star
Southern Pines Pilot
Talking About Politics
Wilmington Morning Star
Wilson Daily Times
Winston-Salem Journal
WRAL TV-5 (Raleigh)

Abort Helms in '90

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