North Carolina reaches signature filing deadlines for 2012 primaries
RALEIGH, North Carolina: The deadline for candidates to file to run for election in North Carolina's 2012 statewide primaries passed on Wednesday. The North Carolina Board of Elections has posted a filing list for candidates on their website. As of Wednesday, 176 State Senate and 308 State House candidates were posted as running for election. All 50 Senate and 120 House seats are up for election in 2012. The Board of Elections website notes that not all candidates for State Senate and House have been posted due to those contests being entered at the County level.
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