North Carolina Attorney General election, 2008

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North Carolina Attorney General election, 2008
North Carolina
2004 ←
November 4, 2008 (2008-11-04) → 2012

  Roycooper.jpg
Nominee Roy Cooper Bob Crumley
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,538,178 1,615,762
Percentage 61.1% 38.9%

Attorney General before election

Roy Cooper
Democratic

Elected Attorney General

Roy Cooper
Democratic

The North Carolina Attorney General election, 2008 was held on November 4, 2008, concurrently with the other elections to the Council of State and the gubernatorial election. Incumbent Democratic State Attorney General Roy Cooper won re-election and received the highest number of votes for any statewide Democrat in this year.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidate[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidate[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Roy
Cooper (D)
Bob
Crumley (R)
Public Policy Polling October 18–18, 2012 59% 32%
Public Policy Polling September 28–29, 2012 54% 32%
Public Policy Polling August 20–23, 2008 48% 30%
Public Policy Polling July 23–27, 2008 50% 35%
Public Policy Polling May 8–9, 2008 47% 34%

Results[edit]

General Election results [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roy Cooper 2,538,178 61.10
Republican Bob Crumley 1,615,762 38.90
Total votes 4,153,940 100.00

Footnotes[edit]