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{{North Carolina SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Secretary of State for [[North Carolina]]''' is a publicly elected official for the state of [[North Carolina]], heading the Department of the State, which oversees many of the economic and business-related operations of the state government. Unlike in many states, the secretary of state does not oversee state elections.
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The current officeholder is [[Elaine Marshall]].
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==Qualifications==
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There are no specific qualifications for this office.
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==Term of office==
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:: ''See also: [[States with gubernatorial term limits]], [[State legislatures with term limits]]''
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The Office of Secretary of State is a publicly elected statewide position with elections held every four years. Elections are held in November and officers assume their duties the following January. There are no [[term limits]] for this office. <small>'''([[Article III, North Carolina Constitution#Section 7|North Carolina Constitution, Article III § 7]])'''</small>
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==Electoral history==
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===1996===
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{{Election results boxtop
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|title=1996 Race for Secretary of State - General Election <ref>[http://www.app.sboe.state.nc.us/NCSBE/Elec/Results/PastElect/results9/secstate.htm North Carolina State Board of Elections - 1996 General Election Results]</ref>
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=Elaine F. Marshall|percentage=53.5%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=Richard Petty|percentage=45.2%}}
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{{Election results box|Write-In|candidatename=|percentage=1.3%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=2,494,325}}
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===2000===
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*'''2000 Race for Secretary of State - [[Democratic]] Primary'''
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**Elaine Marshall ran unopposed in this contest
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{{Election results boxtop
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|title=2000 Race for Secretary of State - General Election <ref>[http://www.app.sboe.state.nc.us/NCSBE/Elec/Results/y2000elect/stateresults.htm North Carolina State Board of Elections - 2000 General Election Results]</ref>
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=Elaine F. Marshall|percentage=54.0%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=Harris D. Blake|percentage=46.0%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=2,777,730}}
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===2004===
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{{Election results boxtop
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|title=2004 Race for Secretary of State - [[Democratic]] Primary
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=Elaine F. Marshall|percentage=80.6%}}
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{{Election results box|D|candidatename=Doris A. Sanders|percentage=19.4%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=100%}}
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|title=2004 Race for Secretary of State - General Election <ref>[http://www.app.sboe.state.nc.us/NCSBE/Elec/Results/resultsby_contest_single1.asp?ED=11xx02xx2004GENERAL2004ASECRETARY%2520OF%2520STATE&B1=Submit North Carolina State Board of Elections - 2004 General Election Results]</ref>
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=Elaine F. Marshall|percentage=57.3%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=Jay Rao|percentage=42.7%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=3,334,694}}
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===2008===
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*'''2008 Race for Secretary of State - [[Democratic]] Primary'''
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**Elaine Marshall ran unopposed in this contest
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{{Election results boxtop
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|title=2008 Race for Secretary of State - General Election <ref>[http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/7937/14537/en/summary.html North Carolina State Board of Elections - 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
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{{Election results box|D|winner= {{Approved}} |candidatename=Elaine F. Marshall|percentage=56.8%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=Jack Sawyer|percentage=43.2%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=4,079,831}}
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==Contact Information==
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'''Capitol Address:'''<br>{{ncflag}}
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NC Secretary of State<br>
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Post Office Box 29622<br>
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Raleigh  NC  27626-0622<br>
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'''Phone:''' (919) 807-2005<br>
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'''Fax:''' (919) 807-2039<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:gjeter@mail.secstate.state.nc.us gjeter@mail.secstate.state.nc.us]
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==See also==
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*[[Elaine Marshall|Elaine Marshall, Attorney General of North Carolina]]
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*[[Governor of North Carolina]]
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*[[Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina]]
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*[[Attorney General of North Carolina]]
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*[[North Carolina Constitution]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.sosnc.com/ ''Office of the North Carolina Secretary of State'']
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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{{Secretaries of state}}
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{{North Carolina}}
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[[Category:North Carolina]]
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[[Category:Secretary of State]]
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[[Category:State government articles]]

Revision as of 13:42, 17 June 2011

North Carolina

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Labor Commissioner
Public Service Commission
The Secretary of State for North Carolina is a publicly elected official for the state of North Carolina, heading the Department of the State, which oversees many of the economic and business-related operations of the state government. Unlike in many states, the secretary of state does not oversee state elections.

The current officeholder is Elaine Marshall.

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications for this office.

Term of office

See also: States with gubernatorial term limits, State legislatures with term limits

The Office of Secretary of State is a publicly elected statewide position with elections held every four years. Elections are held in November and officers assume their duties the following January. There are no term limits for this office. (North Carolina Constitution, Article III § 7)

Electoral history

1996

1996 Race for Secretary of State - General Election [1]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Elaine F. Marshall 53.5%
     Republican Party Richard Petty 45.2%
     Write-In 1.3%
Total Votes 2,494,325

2000

  • 2000 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary
    • Elaine Marshall ran unopposed in this contest
2000 Race for Secretary of State - General Election [2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Elaine F. Marshall 54.0%
     Republican Party Harris D. Blake 46.0%
Total Votes 2,777,730

2004

2004 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Elaine F. Marshall 80.6%
     Democratic Party Doris A. Sanders 19.4%
Total Votes 100%
2004 Race for Secretary of State - General Election [3]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Elaine F. Marshall 57.3%
     Republican Party Jay Rao 42.7%
Total Votes 3,334,694

2008

  • 2008 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary
    • Elaine Marshall ran unopposed in this contest
2008 Race for Secretary of State - General Election [4]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Elaine F. Marshall 56.8%
     Republican Party Jack Sawyer 43.2%
Total Votes 4,079,831

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
North Carolina

NC Secretary of State
Post Office Box 29622
Raleigh NC 27626-0622

Phone: (919) 807-2005
Fax: (919) 807-2039
E-mail: gjeter@mail.secstate.state.nc.us

See also

External links

References