North Carolina Attorney General election, 2012

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The North Carolina attorney general election took place on November 6, 2012. Election day polling hours were from 6 am until 6 pm.

Incumbent Roy Cooper (D) was the only candidate to enter the race by the state's February 29 filing deadline. He was unopposed in the primary and was also unopposed in the general election.

Cooper was first elected to the office of Attorney General in 2000 and won his third consecutive term in 2012.


Attorney General of North Carolina General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoy Cooper Incumbent 100% 2,828,941
Total Votes 2,828,941
Election Results via NC State Board of Elections.

Key dates

  • Administrative deadlines are at close of business (5:00) unless otherwise noted.
Deadline Event
Feb. 13 - Feb. 29 Statewide candidate filing
Apr. 13 Voter registration for primary election
May 8 Primary election
Oct. 12 Voter registration for general election
Nov. 6 General election

Campaign finance

Due dates for reports

The North Carolina State Board of Elections administers campaign finance laws and maintains all records online.


Donkey symbol.pngRoy Cooper

Roy Cooper Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
First QuarterlyApril 30, 2012$355,095.23$201,794.86$(106,575.57)$442,550.84
Second Quarterly[1]July 11, 2012$442,550.84$31,595.34$(64,345.59)$407,199.43
Third Quarterly[2]October 20, 2012$407,199.43$59,724.44$(42,765.10)$424,158.77
Running totals


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