On Filing Deadline Eve, 10 Candidates Officially In NC Governor Race

By: April Davis/ Bill Dinicola
By: April Davis/ Bill Dinicola

Eleven candidates have said they will seek the office being vacated by Beverly Perdue, but one has yet to officially file. The filing period ends Wednesday at noon.

According to the state Board of Elections website former U.S. congressman Bob Etheridge still hasn't officially filed. He says he will file tomorrow morning.

Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton leads the democrats who have already filed, with Gary Dunn, Bill Faison, Gardenia Henley and Bruce Blackmon. On the republican side, Pat Mccrory has been the overwhelming leader in the polls, but he will face four other candidates in the primaries May 8th.

Senator Dan Blue, who had good numbers in recent polls about the governor's race says he will not be running.

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  • by the race is on Location: Raleigh on Feb 29, 2012 at 05:28 AM
    They have a lot of cleaning up to do ! State Employees are going to be really involved in this race. I've worked for the State for 13 years with two pay raise's. LONG over due.

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