North Carolina Governor’s Race Update

According to the most recent numbers released today by the North Carolina State Board of Elections, Democratic attorney general Roy Cooper leads incumbent Republican governor Pat McCrory by 7,742 votes.

UPDATE: According to a Cooper campaign press release put out on Monday morning, Cooper’s lead has grown to 9,133.

UPDATE II: From Raleigh News & Observer political reporter Colin Campbell

North Carolina Governor’s Race Recount Update

According to the most recent figures from the North Carolina State Board of Elections, Democratic attorney general Roy Cooper’s lead in the North Carolina gubernatorial race over incumbent Republican Pat McCrory has grown to 6,600 votes, with a slight lead of 0.14 percent.