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DGA Calls on Pat McCrory to Concede North Carolina Governor’s Race

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DGA Calls on Pat McCrory to Concede North Carolina Governor’s Race 

Cooper’s lead grows to over 10,000 votes, eliminating McCrory’s path forward 

Today, after Governor-elect Roy Cooper grew his lead grew to over 10,000 votes in North Carolina’s gubernatorial race, the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) released the following statement calling on Gov. Pat McCrory to concede the election: 

“Congratulations to Gov.-elect Roy Cooper on his clear victory in North Carolina,” said DGA Executive Director Elisabeth Pearson. “North Carolina was 2016’s marquee gubernatorial race, and we are thrilled to claim it as a Democratic pick-up. Gov.-elect Cooper’s lead has now grown beyond a 10,000-vote margin, eliminating Gov. Pat McCrory’s path forward. North Carolina voters have spoken, and it is time for Gov. McCrory to concede this election.”