Historic Candidate Filing

The filing period for North Carolina political candidates closed on February 28 with competition in all 170 districts for State House and State Senate. Here’s a closer look at the House candidates:

Competitive Races of Interest

  • 7 Republican Primary Elections
    • 1 – Ed Goodwin v Candice Hunter
    • 6 – Rep. Beverly Boswell v Bobby Hanig
    • 7 – Former Rep. Glen Bradley v Lisa Barnes
    • 17 – Rep. Frank Iler v Patricia Sykes
    • 59 – Rep. Jon Hardister v Former Sen. Mark McDaniel, Karen Albright
    • 67 – Rep. Justin Burr v Wayne Sasser
    • 80 – Former Rep. Roger Younts v Steve Jarvis
  • 5 Democrat Primary Elections
    • 20 – Leslie Cohen v Dan Bauer v Gary Shipman
    • 22 – Tony Denning v Lawrence Aycock
    • 35 – Adam Wright v Terrence Everitt
    • 98 – Christy Clark v Branden Rosenlieb
    • 105 – Ayoub Ouederni v Wesley Harris
  • 38 Republican v Democrat General Elections
    • 5 Republican-held Open Seats
      • 1 – Ed Goodwin/Candice Hunter v Ron Wesson
      • 16 – Carson Smith v John Johnson
      • 25 – John Check v James Gailliard
      • 37 – John Adcock v Sydney Batch
      • 79 – Keith Kidwell v Jerry Langley/Bryson Jones
    • 24 Republican Incumbent Seats
      • 2 – Rep. Larry Yarborough/Jim McIlroy v Darryl Moss/Dora Bullock
      • 9 – Rep. Greg Murphy v Kris Rixon
      • 19 – Rep. Ted Davis/Hunter Ford v Marcia Morgan
      • 20 – Rep. Holly Grange v Leslie Cohen/Dan Bauer/Gary Shipman
      • 22 – Rep. William Brisson v Tony Denning/Lawrence Aycock
      • 35 – Rep. Chris Malone/Isaac Burke v Adam Wright/Terrence Everitt
      • 36 – Rep. Nelson Dollar v Julie von Haefen
      • 45 – Rep. John Szoka v Albiero Florez
      • 46 – Rep. Brenden Jones v Barbara Yates
      • 51 – Rep. John Sauls v Lisa Mathis
      • 59 – Rep. Jon Hardister/Mark McDaniel v Steve Buccini
      • 63 – Rep. Steve Ross v Erica McAdoo
      • 64 – Rep. Dennis Riddell v Cathy Von Hassel-Davies/Elliott Lynch
      • 74 – Rep. Debra Conrad v Terri LeGrand
      • 75 – Rep. Donny Lambeth v Dan Besse
      • 82 – Rep. Linda Johnson v Aimy Steele
      • 83 – Rep. Larry Pittman/Michael Anderson v Gail Young/Senah Andrews
      • 93 – Rep. Jonathan Jordan/Robert Block v Ray Russell
      • 98 – Rep. John Bradford v Christy Clark/Branden Rosenlieb
      • 103 – Rep. Bill Brawley v Rachel Hunt
      • 104 – Rep. Andy Dulin v Brandon Lofton
      • 105 – Rep. Scott Stone v Ayoub Ouederni/Wesley Harris
      • 118 – Rep. Michele Presnell v Rhonda Schandeval
      • 119 – Rep. Mike Clampitt v Former Rep./Sen. Joe Sam Queen
    • 1 Democrat-held Open Seat
      • 21 – Robert Freeman v Raymond Smith/Eugene Pearsall
    • 8 Democrat Incumbent Seats
      • 7 – Former Rep. Glen Bradley/Lisa Barnes v Rep. Bobbie Richardson
      • 12 – Chris Humphrey v Rep. George Graham
      • 24 – Ken Fontenot (UNA) v Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield
      • 40 – Former Rep. Marilyn Avila v Rep. Joe John
      • 44 – Patrick Petsche/Linda Devore v Rep. Billy Richardson
      • 66 – Clyde Cupples v Rep. Ken Goodman
      • 115 – Nathan West v Rep. John Ager
      • 116 – Marilyn Brown v Rep. Brian Turner

Current Margin in House: 75 R / 45 D

  • Veto Proof Margin: 4 / Majority Control: 15 (tie)
  • Democrat Takeover: 2 Seats (8, 57)
  • Vulnerable Seats: 38
    • GOP-held: 29
    • Dem-held: 9

 

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