North Carolina Senate election, 2008

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The North Carolina Senate election of 2008 was held on 5 November 2008 as part of the biennial election to the General Assembly. All fifty seats in the North Carolina Senate were elected.

It is not to be confused with the election to the United States Senate, which was held in North Carolina on the same day.

Summary[edit]

2002 North Carolina Senate election – Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Democratic 30 51.50 1,921,994
  Republican 20 47.40 1,769,130
  Libertarian 0 0 0 ±0 0 1.09 40,813

Results[edit]

2008 North Carolina Senate District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Marc Basnight 62,661 100.00
Turnout 62,661
2008 North Carolina Senate District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jean R. Preston 51,117 61.61
Democratic Greg D. Muse 31,849 38.39
Turnout 82,966
2008 North Carolina Senate District 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Clark Jenkins 57,703 100.00
Turnout 57,703
2008 North Carolina Senate District 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Edward Jones 57,429 100.00
Turnout 57,429
2008 North Carolina Senate District 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Donald G. Davis 40,982 52.90
Republican Louis M. Pate, Jr. 36,493 47.10
Turnout 77,475
2008 North Carolina Senate District 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Harry Brown 38,139 100.00
Turnout 38,139
2008 North Carolina Senate District 7
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Doug Berger 48,874 61.25
Republican Chuck Stires 28,588 35.83
Libertarian Kira Howe 2,331 2.92
Turnout 79,793
2008 North Carolina Senate District 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic R. C. Soles, Jr. 47,905 48.66%
Republican Bettie Fennell 45,093 45.80%
Libertarian Rachel Joiner Merrill 5,454 5.54%
Turnout 98,452
2008 North Carolina Senate District 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Julia Boseman 50,516 51.67%
Republican Michael Lee 47,244 48.33%
Turnout 97,760
2008 North Carolina Senate District 10
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Charles W. Albertson 51,375 100.00
Turnout 51,375
2008 North Carolina Senate District 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic A. B. Swindell 59,461 100.00
Turnout 59,461
2008 North Carolina Senate District 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fred Smith 44,261 51.93%
Democratic Allen H. Wellons 40,971 48.07%
Turnout 85,232
2008 North Carolina Senate District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David F. Weinstein 45,776 100%
Turnout 45,776
2008 North Carolina Senate District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Vernon Malone 67,823 69.45
Republican Carol Bennett 29,835 30.55
Turnout 97,658
2008 North Carolina Senate District 15
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Neal Hunt 56,873 52.83%
Democratic Chris Mintz 46,175 42.89
Libertarian Jan MacKay 4,602 4.27%
Turnout 107,650
2008 North Carolina Senate District 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Josh Stein 58,357 60.82
Republican John M. Alexander, Jr. 37,586 39.18
Turnout 95,943
2008 North Carolina Senate District 17
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Richard Stevens 75,311 81.20
Libertarian Brian Irving 17,441 18.80
Turnout 92,752
2008 North Carolina Senate District 18
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bob Atwater 66,916 69.00
Republican Roger Gerber 30,063 31.00
Turnout 96,979
2008 North Carolina Senate District 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Tony Rand 57,027 100.00
Turnout 57,027
2008 North Carolina Senate District 20
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Floyd B. McKissick, Jr. 64,178 74.58
Republican Ken Chandler 19,666 22.55
Libertarian David C. Rollins 3,377 3.87
Turnout 87,221
2008 North Carolina Senate District 21
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Larry Shaw 48,430 100.00
Turnout 48,430
2002 North Carolina Senate District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Harris Blake 50,111 60.27
Democratic Jimmy L. Love 33,033 39.73
Turnout 83,144
2008 North Carolina Senate District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ellie Kinnaird 62,192 70.90
Republican Greg Bass 25,527 29.10
Turnout 62,192
2008 North Carolina Senate District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Anthony Foriest 38,539 52.51
Republican Rick Gunn 34,854 47.49
Turnout 73,393
2008 North Carolina Senate District 25
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William R. Purcell 42,760 60.84
Republican Janice B. Abernathy 27,519 39.16
Turnout 70,279
2008 North Carolina Senate District 26
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Philip E. Berger 65,392 100.00
Turnout 65,392
2008 North Carolina Senate District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Donald R. Vaughan 59,609 68.75
Republican Joe Wilson 27,100 31.25
Turnout 86,709
2008 North Carolina Senate District 28
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Katie G. Dorsett 61,911 100.00
Turnout 61,911
2008 North Carolina Senate District 29
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jerry W. Tillman 45,614 68.00
Democratic Ronald Franklin 21,316 31.78
Other Write-ins 146 0.22%
Turnout 67,076
2008 North Carolina Senate District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Don East 52,754 100.00
Turnout 52,754
2008 North Carolina Senate District 31
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Peter Samuel Brunstetter 65,201 100.00
Turnout 65,201
2008 North Carolina Senate District 32
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Linda Garrou 57,672 100.00
Turnout 57,672
2008 North Carolina Senate District 33
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Stan Bingham 61,387 100.00
Turnout 61,387
2008 North Carolina Senate District 34
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Andrew C. Brock 47,960 61.17
Democratic John Carlyle Sherrill, III 30,443 38.83
Turnout 78,403
2008 North Carolina Senate District 35
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Eddie Goodall 75,025 100.00
Turnout 75,025
2008 North Carolina Senate District 36
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fletcher L. Hartsell, Jr. 50,052 56.81
Democratic Charles Paxton 38,047 43.19
Turnout 88,099
2008 North Carolina Senate District 37
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Daniel G. Clodfelter 48,608 67.84
Republican Vince Coscia 30,315 28.35
Libertarian Rusty Sheridan 2,733 3.81
Turnout 71,656
2008 North Carolina Senate District 38
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Charlie Smith Dannelly 67,755 73.33
Republican James R. Soder 22,056 23.87
Libertarian C. Travis Wheat 2,588 2.80
Turnout 92,399
2008 North Carolina Senate District 39
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Robert A. Rucho 73,799 100.00
Turnout 73,799
2008 North Carolina Senate District 40
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Malcolm Graham 66,307 66.96
Republican Ed Mulheren 32,711 33.04
Turnout 99,018
2008 North Carolina Senate District 41
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James Forrester 67,211 100.00
Turnout 67,211
2008 North Carolina Senate District 42
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Austin M. Allran 59,574 100%
Turnout 59,574
2008 North Carolina Senate District 43
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David W. Hoyle 35,838 51.47
Republican Kathy Harrington 33,791 48.53
Turnout 69,629
2008 North Carolina Senate District 44
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jim Jacumin 41,320 57.88
Democratic Jim Cates 27,782 38.92
Libertarian Richard C. Evey 2,287 3.20
Turnout 71,389
2008 North Carolina Senate District 45
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Steve Goss 46,014 53.90
Republican Jerry Butler 39,349 46.10
Turnout 85,363
2008 North Carolina Senate District 46
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Debbie A. Clary 36,059 50.50
Democratic Keith H. Melton 35,338 49.50
Turnout 71,397
2008 North Carolina Senate District 47
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joe Sam Queen 41,736 53.59
Republican Keith W. Presnell 36,144 46.41
Turnout 77,880
2008 North Carolina Senate District 48
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tom Apodaca 64,183 100.00
Turnout 64,183
2008 North Carolina Senate District 49
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Martin Nesbitt 56,150 65.64
Republican R. L. Clark 29,391 34.36
Turnout 85,541
2008 North Carolina Senate District 50
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. Snow, Jr. 46,536 57.45
Republican Susan C. Pons 34,462 42.55
Turnout 80,998