2004 North Carolina gubernatorial election

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2004 North Carolina gubernatorial election

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Nominee Mike Easley Patrick Ballantine
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,939,154 1,495,021
Percentage 55.6% 42.9%

North Carolina Governor Election Results by County, 2004.svg
County Results

Easley:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Ballantine:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Mike Easley
Democratic

Elected Governor

Mike Easley
Democratic

The 2004 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on 2 November 2004. The general election was between the Democratic incumbent Mike Easley and the Republican nominee Patrick J. Ballantine. Easley won by 56% to 43%, winning his second term as Governor.

Primaries[edit]

Democratic[edit]

2004 North Carolina gubernatorial Democratic primary election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Easley (incumbent) 379,498 85.37
Democratic Rickey Kipfer 65,061 14.63
Turnout 444,559 100

Republican[edit]

Primary results by county:
2004 North Carolina gubernatorial Republican primary election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick J. Ballantine 110,726 30.38
Republican Richard Vinroot 109,217 29.97
Republican Bill Cobey 97,461 26.74
Republican Dan Barrett 19,097 5.24
Republican Fern Shubert 14,445 3.96
Republican George Little 13,474 3.70
Turnout 364,420 100

General elections results[edit]

2004 North Carolina gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Easley (incumbent) 1,939,154 55.62
Republican Patrick J. Ballantine 1,495,021 42.88
Libertarian Barbara Howe 52,513 1.51
Turnout 3,486,688
Democratic hold Swing

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "North Carolina DataNet #46" (PDF). University of North Carolina. April 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-07-25. Retrieved 2009-06-12.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites (Archived)