Republican Dan Forest will become the state's next Lt. Governor after candidate Linda Coleman decided not to request a recount in the race. Coleman conceded Monday after final vote totals showed Forest in the lead by more than 6,000 votes. In her concession speech at state party headquarters, Coleman wished Forest luck as he takes over for Walter Dalton.
11/19/2012 - By: Andy Mattison
Democratic incumbent Mike McIntyre has won the 7th District race. The State Board of Elections show McIntyre beating state Sen. David Rouzer with more than 650 votes. Canvassing began at 11 a.m. on Friday, but determining the official results was not a quick process.
11/16/2012 - By: Amy Elliott
President Barack Obama's re-election is already having an impact on the economy. Stocks tumbled Wednesday as investors reacted to concerns about looming financial issues. The so-called "fiscal cliff," which is now just weeks away, is at the top of that economic priority list.
11/7/2012 - By: Adam Rhew
Franklin Graham says the nation is headed down a road of destruction now that President Obama was re-elected. Graham, the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, made his comments Tuesday during an interview on CNN.
11/7/2012 - By: Kate Gaier
Election Night 2012 saw a reversal of fortune from 2008 in North Carolina. After electing a Democratic governor and turning the state blue for Barack Obama, the Tar Heel State elected a Republican governor on Tuesday and gave its 15 electoral votes to Mitt Romney. Why? Exit poll data and an analysis of county-by-county returns give us some answers.
11/7/2012 - By: News 14 Carolina Web Staff
In 2008, Twitter watched the election but in 2012, the election watched Twitter. Thirty one million tweets later, Election Day ended Tuesday with President Barack Obama being elected to a second term. In comparison, Election Day 2008 saw a little less than 2 million tweets, total.
11/7/2012 - By: Samantha Shepard, news14.com
A drop in voter turnout in Tuesday's election didn't keep President Barack Obama from winning a second term in the White House. Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year than four years ago, when voters shattered turnout records as they elected Obama to his first term.
11/7/2012 - By: Associated Press
Voters are sending former state senator Robert Pittenger to the U.S. House. The 64-year-old Republican won the 9th Congressional District seat left open when Republican Sue Myrick stepped down after nine terms. The race was one of the most bitter in the state.
11/7/2012 - By: Associated Press & Shawn Flynn
Republican businessman Richard Hudson has beaten incumbent U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell in North Carolina's 8th Congressional District. Hudson has been on the attack for months, trying to tie Kissell to President Barack Obama. Hudson says Kissell has supported administration's policies, contributing to a weak economic recovery.
11/7/2012 - By: Associated Press & Adam Rhew
For the first time in more than a century, Republicans are now in control of the North Carolina Governor's mansion and General Assembly. Republicans also maintained a conservative Supreme Court. The victories gave the state's Republican party a lot to celebrate this Election Day.
11/7/2012 - By: Julie Fertig
President Barack Obama officially accepted his party's nomination Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. He said while a lot of progress was made in the last four years, challenges remain, and that's why he's running for a second term.
9/6/2012 - By: News 14 Carolina Web Staff
Mitt Romney officially accepted his party's nomination for president Thursday as he closed out the Republican National Convention. In his speech, the former Massachusetts governor slammed President Obama's economic policies and laid out his plan to create jobs.
8/31/2012 - By: Bobby Cuza, NY1