Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org en Dan Forest To Be Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org/post/dan-forest-be-lieutenant-governor <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">One of the most heavily contested political races in the state has come to a close. Republican Dan Forest will become North Carolina’s next lieutenant governor. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:45:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 5434 at http://wunc.org Coleman Faces Forest In Race For Lt. Governor http://wunc.org/post/coleman-faces-forest-race-lt-governor <p>On November 6th, North Carolina voters will elect a new governor. They're also making selections for Council of State offices. Isaac-Davy Aronson has this look at the two candidates for Lieutenant Governor.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 3596 at http://wunc.org Coleman Faces Forest In Race For Lt. Governor Forest Wins Nomination for Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org/post/forest-wins-nomination-lieutenant-governor <p>In the Republican run-off election for Lieutenant Governor on Tuesday Dan Forest beat Tony Gurley.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> Forest received nearly 68-percent of the vote in a second primary that had low turnout at the polls. Forest is the son of Sue Myrick, the retiring 9-term Congresswoman and former mayor of Charlotte. He has never held political office but easily beat Tony Gurley who has 10 years experience on the Wake County board of Commissioners. Forest says his attention now shifts toward his November opponent, Democrat Linda Coleman.<br> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:20:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2063 at http://wunc.org GOP Runoff For Lieutenant Governor http://wunc.org/post/gop-runoff-lieutenant-governor <p>Early voting is underway in North Carolina's primary run-off elections. In races in which no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the May 8th primary, the top 2 vote-getters face off on July 17th for their party's nomination. In addition to several U.S. House and General Assembly seats, there are run-offs for 5 statewide offices.<br> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:16:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 2154 at http://wunc.org Democrats Compete For Lt. Governor Nomination http://wunc.org/post/democrats-compete-lt-governor-nomination <p>The Democratic candidates wanting to be the state's next Lieutenant Governor are working to show voters the differences between them.<br><br><strong>Gurnal Scott: </strong>State Senator Eric Mansfield and State Personnel Director Linda Coleman still have a lot of work to do as they seek their party's nomination. Public Policy Polling last week showed more than half of likely Democratic voters surveyed have not made up their minds. Coleman says she thinks their choice should be easy.<br> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2629 at http://wunc.org Dalton Stresses Bipartisanship in Gubernatorial Campaign http://wunc.org/post/dalton-stresses-bipartisanship-gubernatorial-campaign <p>Earlier this week we profiled two Democratic candidates for governor: former U.S. Congressman Bob Etheridge and State House Representative Bill Faison. Today, in the final installment of our series covering the main Democratic candidates, we’ll hear from Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton. He’s from the western town of Rutherfordton, where he was raised by his widowed mother.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 2726 at http://wunc.org Dalton Stresses Bipartisanship in Gubernatorial Campaign Four Seek GOP Nomination For Lt. Governor http://wunc.org/post/four-seek-gop-nomination-lt-governor <p>Four Republicans hope to do with the office of Lieutenant Governor what their party did for both houses of the General Assembly two years ago: take it away from the Democrats. Gurnal Scott reports as part of our series on the primary election campaigns.<br> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2888 at http://wunc.org