State Cabinet Races

Candidates for Governor:

Walter Dalton (D) – Lt. Governor, State Sen. & Attorney
Pat McCrory (R) – Charlotte Mayor, Energy Company Executive, ’08 Nominee

Candidates for Lt. Governor:

Linda Coleman (D) – State Personnel Director, State Rep., Wake County Commissioner
Dan Forest (R) – Architect, Non-Profit Group Consultant

Candidates for Secretary of State:

Elaine Marshall (D) – Incumbent
Ed Goodwin (R) – Chowan County Commissioner, Farmer

Candidates for Attorney General:

Roy Cooper (D) – Incumbent

Candidates for State Auditor:

Beth Wood (D) – Incumbent
Debra Goldman (R) – Wake County School Board Member, Firefighter

Candidates for State Treasurer:

Janet Cowell (D) – Incumbent
Steve Royal (R) – Accountant, ’90 US Rep. Candidate

Candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction:

June Atkinson (D) – Incumbent
John Tedesco (R) – Wake County School Board Member, Non-Profit Group Executive

Candidates for State Agriculture Commissioner:

Steve Troxler (R)Incumbent
Walter Smith (D) – Retired USDA Farm Service Agency Official

Candidates for State Labor Commissioner:

Cherie Berry (R) – Incumbent
John Brooks (D) – State Labor Commissioner, Attorney, ’08 Candidate

Candidates for State Insurance Commissioner:

Wayne Goodwin (D) – Incumbent
Mike Causey (R) – Farmer, Political Consultant, Frequent Candidate

NC SPIN Elections 2012 Section
Six Key Issues for 2012 Elections
State Cabinet Races
U.S. Congressional Races
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