McCrory Campaign Probe Finds Nothing, Second Complaint Still Pending

An investigation of the 2008 gubernatorial campaign of Republican Pat McCrory found no evidence of improper coordination with an outside GOP group.

The North Carolina State Board of Elections launched the probe in October in response to a 2010 complaint by the N.C. Democratic Party.

The complaint alleged McCrory's campaign coordinated fundraising and spending efforts with the Republican Governors Association, which if true would be a breach of state and federal campaign-finance laws.

A copy of the state report obtained by The Associated Press showed that investigators found no evidence the allegation was true.

The elections board is set to meet Thursday to discuss the findings.

A second complaint against the McCrory campaign is still pending.

McCrory is running again for governor in 2012.


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  • by Wharf Rat Location: OIB on Dec 22, 2011 at 04:47 AM
    How obvious is this? Bev and her cronies must smell "defeet".
  • by Kimo Location: Belhaven on Dec 22, 2011 at 04:15 AM
    If they don't find anything this time, they can always make something up. (Note to the Dems - if you need help call David Axelrod in Chicago. He is reportedly good at that kind of thing). In the meantime keep our governess' files closed.
  • by guy Location: east on Dec 22, 2011 at 01:36 AM
    Improper Coordination.....really? There is a law against coordinating?
  • by 40some on Dec 21, 2011 at 07:38 PM
    1 down 2 to go. The next charge and then Bev.
  • by Chuck Location: Greenville on Dec 21, 2011 at 06:35 PM
    Sounds like something Perdue's people would do.Sic the investigators on people running against her. Who else would care except them??
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      by voter on Dec 22, 2011 at 02:46 AM in reply to Chuck
      isn't that the obama style of chicago politics?
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