As of 10:12 p.m. on March 5, 39 out of 39 precincts in Alamance County have reported their votes for North Carolina’s primary elections. The North Carolina State Board of Elections will officially call the results on March 15. The following are each of North Carolina’s candidates after primary elections closed March 5.

US House of Representatives District 9

Republican Incumbent Richard Hudson - 81.72%

Republican Troy L. Tarazon - 18.28%

According to, North Carolina’s 9th congressional district encompasses areas of south-central North Carolina. The House of Representatives has exclusive powers to initiate revenue bills, impeach federal officials and elect the president in the case of an Electoral College tie. The incumbent is Republican Representative Richard Hudson. 

State Governor

Democrat Josh Stein - 64.27%

Democrat Michael R. Morgan - 16.09%

Democrat Chrelle Booker - 9.05%

Democrat Marcus W. Williams - 6.82%

Democrat Gary Foxx - 3.77%

Republican Mark Robinson - 68.35%

Republican Dale R. Folwell - 20.65%

Republican Bill Graham - 11%

Libertarian Mike Ross - 53.85%

Libertarian Shannon W. Bray - 46.15%

The governor heads the government’s executive branch in each state or territory. The North Carolina governor has power of appointment of executive branch officials, certain judges, members of boards and commissions and the power to grant pardons and veto legislation. The current governor is Democrat Roy Cooper.

State Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Rachel Hunt - 65.12%

Democrat Ben Clark - 18.22%

Democrat Mark H. Robinson - 16.66%

Republican Sam Page - 24.45%

Republican Jim O’Neill - 18.55%

Republican Hal Weatherman - 16.33%

Republican Seth Woodall - 12.47%

Republican Deanna Ballard - 11.49%

Republican Allen Mashburn - 5.42%

Republican Jeffery Elmore - 3.61%

Republican Peter Boykin - 3.11%

Republican Marlenis Hernandez Novoa - 1.6%

Republican Rivera Douthit - 1.51%

Republican Ernest T. Reeves - 1.45%

The North Carolina lieutenant governor has several statutory duties. These include serving as state senate president, and leading on education, energy, military affairs and domestic violence. The state lieutenant governor is Republican Mark Robinson.

State Auditor

Republican Dave Boliek - 33.61%

Republican Jack Clark - 19.07%

Republican Charles Dingee - 16.23%

Republican Jeff Tarte - 11.57%

Republican Jim Kee - 9.99%

Republican Anthony Wayne Street - 9.53%

The North Carolina General Statutes gives the auditor broad powers to examine all books, records, files, papers, documents and financial affairs of every state agency. The auditor also has the power to summon people to produce records and to answer questions under oath. The current state auditor is Jessica Holmes.

State Commissioner of Agriculture

Republican Steve Troxler - 81.98%

Republicans Colby Hammonds - 18.02%

The commissioner is in charge of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, consisting of 20 divisions and more than 2,000 employees. The duties include protecting, maintaining, and enhancing the ability of agriculture to produce an adequate supply of food and fiber and to enforce regulations to that effect.

State Commissioner of Insurance

Democrat Natasha Marcus - 76.22%

Democrat David Wheeler - 23.78%

Republican Mike Causey - 72%

Republican Andrew Marcus - 16.96%

Republican C. Robert Brawley - 11.04%

The state commissioner of insurance is the head of the North Carolina Department of Insurance and serves as a member of the Council of State. Among its duties, the Department of Insurance regulates the insurance industry, handles insurance-related complaints and licenses insurance agents.

State Commissioner of Labor

Republican Jon Hardister - 47.74%

Republican Luke Farley - 24.13%

Republican Chuck Stanley - 18.79%

Republican Travis J. Wilson - 9.35%

The state commissioner of labor ensures the "health, safety, and general well-being" of the state's workforce. North Carolina's general statutes grant the commissioner of labor wide-ranging regulatory and enforcement powers.

State Secretary of State

Republican Chad Brown - 44.81%

Republican Christine E. Villaverde - 28.10%

Republican Jesse Thomas - 27.09%

The secretary maintains the official journal of the North Carolina General Assembly and is responsible for overseeing land records, chartering corporations and administering some commercial regulations.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Democrat Maurice Green - 68.01%

Democrat C.R. Katie Eddings - 23.55%

Democrat Kenon Crumble - 8.44%

Republican Michele Morrow - 51.77%

Republican Catherine Truitt - 48.23%

The state superintendent of public instruction is the elected head of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and oversees the public school systems of the state. The superintendent is a member of the N.C. Council of State and a member of the N.C. State Board of Education.

State Treasurer

Democrat Wesley Harris - 62.56%

Democrat Gabe Esparza - 37.44%

Republican Brad Briner - 42.12%

Republican Rachel Johnson - 31.86%

Republican A.J. Daoud - 26.03%

The state treasurer is the state's chief financial officer, official banker, and a member of the Council of State. The treasurer's office manages the state's pension and healthcare plans, investments, unclaimed property and provides financial support to local governments.

State Court of Appeals Judge

Republican Chris Freeman 64.44%

Republican Hunter Murphy - 35.56%

According to the North Carolina courts, the 15 judges hear cases in panels of three. The Court of Appeals reviews the proceedings that occurred in the trial courts for errors of law or legal procedure; it decides only questions of law — not questions of fact.

Alamance County Board of Commissioners

Republican Ed Priola - 22.19%

Republican John Paisley Jr. - 20.25%

Republican Pamela Tyler - 17.24%

Republican Ryan Bowden - 15.73%

Republican Leonard Harrison - 14.07%

Republican Barry Joyce - 10.53%

The board's duties include adoption of the annual budget, establishment of the tax rate, appointment of the country manager as chief administrator, establishing and enacting local ordinances and appointment of representatives to boards and commissions.

State Attorney General

Democrat Jeff Jackson - 47.98%

Democrat Satana Deberry - 37.63%

Democrat Tim Dunn - 14.39%

The attorney general provides legal opinions to the general assembly, the governor or any other public official when needed. They also consult and advise judges, district attorneys, magistrates, municipal and county attorneys.

State Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 6

Democrat Allison Riggs - 67.57%

Democrat Lora Christine Cubbage - 32.43%

The North Carolina Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and no more than eight Associate Justices. In the event that the chief justice is unable, the most senior associate justice will perform the chief justice’s duties. This is the highest state court and often upholds state-wide laws.

State Senate District 25

Democrat Donna Vanhook - 76.99%

Democrat John Coleman - 23.01%

North Carolina's 25th Senate district is one of 50 districts in the North Carolina State Senate. The state senate is the legislative branch of the state government and works alongside the governor to create law and establish a state budget.