North Carolina 2016 Election Results

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North Carolina was a reliable Republican state from 1980 to 2004, but is has been considered a swing state since Barack Obama narrowly won it in 2008 and narrowly lost it in 2012. The race is currently a toss up with the state’s 15 electoral votes at stake.

updated: November 8, 2016

North Carolina 2016 Election Results

A recent New York Times story highlighted the sharp educational and racial divides in North Carolina. Hillary Clinton is performing well with black voters and college educated whites, while Donald Trump is winning the white vote.
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Senator Richard Burr (Republican) is up for re-election running against Democratic challenger Deborah Ross and Libertarian Sean Hughs.

Past North Carolina Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 48% Romney 51%
2008 Obama 50% McCain 49%
2004 Kerry 44% Bush 56%
2000 Gore 43% Bush 56%
1996 Clinton 44% Dole 49%
1992 Clinton 42% Bush 43%
1988 Dukakis 42% Bush 58%
1984 Mondale 38% Reagan 62%
1980 Carter 47% Reagan 49%
1976 Carter 55% Ford 44%
1972 McGovern 29% Nixon 70%
1968 Humphrey 29% Nixon 40%
1964 Johnson 56% Goldwater 44%
1960 Kennedy 52% Nixon 48%

North Carolina State Facts

Population (2010 census): 9,535,483
Population Rank By State: 9
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 4.3%
Capital: Raleigh
Largest City: Charlotte
State Nickname: Tar Heel State