Primary Results (Preliminary)

The polls in North Carolina closed 3 hours ago and up to 3/4’s of the votes have been tallied.

Based on results posted on TV station WLOS, these are the preliminary results in the Democratic races:

NC Democratic Presidential Primary (77% of precincts reporting)

**Hillary Clinton                  500,800     55%

Bernie Sanders                  369.826     41%

NC Governor Democrat (63% reporting)

**Roy Cooper                       525,037     70%

Ken Spaulding                 223,348     30%

US Senate Democrat (62% reporting)

**Deborah Ross                445,373        63%

Chris Rey                        114,513         16%

Kevin Griffin                   80,336        11%

Ernest Reeves                 63,880         9%

NC Lieutenant Governor Democrat (61% Reporting)

**Linda Coleman               350,284      51%

Holly Jones                     201,976       29%

Robert Wilson                  70,228      10%

Ronald Newton                65,028       9%

NC Attorney General Democrat (61% reporting)

**Josh Stein                       367,441     55%

Marcus Williams          302,839     45%

NC Commissioner of Labor Democrat (59% reporting)

**Charles Meeker             371,918      58%

Mazie Ferguson            270,403      42%

NC Treasurer Democrat (59% reporting)

**Dan Blue III                  383,053      59%

Ron Elmer                      265,223      41%

NC Superintendent of Public Instruction Democrat (59% reporting)

**June Atkinson              536,027      81%

Henry Pankey              129,586       19%

Connect NC Public Improvement Bond (71% reporting)

**For                              1,071,156       66%

Against                          551,140      44%