North Carolina was one of the only swing states in the election that went to Republican Mitt Romney, giving the challenger the state's 15 electoral votes. The margin between Romney and President Barack Obama was nearly 97,000 votes. Romney carried most counties in Eastern Carolina.
Eastern counties that Romney carried: Beaufort, Carteret Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Greene, Hyde, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Perquimans and Wayne.
Eastern counties that Obama carried: Bertie, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pasquotank, Pitt, Washington and Wilson
To see the results from the entire state in the presidential election, click here then click on the red square that says "map."