North Carolina Council of State elections, 2000

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The North Carolina Council of State election of 2000 was held on 7 November 2000, to elect the Council of State. On the same day, North Carolina held elections for Governor and for Lieutenant Governor, who also formally sit in the Council of State.

Results by office[edit]

Attorney General[edit]

2000 North Carolina Attorney General election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Roy A. Cooper 1,446,793 51.21 -7.86
Republican Dan Boyce 1,310,845 46.40 +5.47
Reform Margaret Palms 67,536 2.39 N/A
Turnout 2,825,174

State Auditor[edit]

2000 North Carolina State Auditor election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ralph Campbell (incumbent) 1,392,211 50.51 +0.60
Republican Les Merritt 1,363,890 49.49 +1.91
Turnout 2,756,101

Commissioner of Agriculture[edit]

2000 North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Meg Scott Phipps 1,418,164 50.57 –7.23
Republican Steve Troxler 1,386,311 49.43 +9.25
Turnout 2,804,475

Commissioner of Insurance[edit]

2000 North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance election[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic James E. Long (incumbent) 1,590,139 56.53 –0.20
Republican Mike Causey 1,222,527 43.47 +2.17
Turnout 2,812,666

Commissioner of Labor[edit]

2000 North Carolina Commissioner of Labor election[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cherie Killian Berry 1,379,417 50.13 +4.60
Democratic Doug Berger 1,372,165 49.87 –1.11
Turnout 2,751,582

Secretary of State[edit]

2000 North Carolina Secretary of State election[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Elaine Marshall (incumbent) 1,512,076 54.44 +0.95
Republican Harris Durham Blake 1,265,654 45.56 +0.39
Turnout 2,777,730

Superintendent of Public Instruction[edit]

2000 North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction election[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Michael E. Ward (incumbent) 1,475,309 53.36 +1.36
Republican Michael Barrick 1,289,472 46.64 +0.50
Turnout 2,764,781

State Treasurer[edit]

2000 North Carolina State Treasurer election[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Richard H. Moore 1,539,761 55.35 +4.72
Republican Henry McKoy 1,242,202 44.65 –2.87
Turnout 2,781,963

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Attorney General". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "State Auditor". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Commissioner of Agriculture". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Commissioner of Insurance". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Commissioner of Labor". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Secretary of State". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "Superintendent of Public Instruction". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  8. ^ "State Treasurer". North Carolina State Board of Elections. Retrieved 7 January 2010.