Lt. Gov. Dan Forest speaks during a stop on the campaign trail. If the governor’s race is unresolved by the time a governor is due to take office Jan. 1, it’s not exactly clear what would happen, according to Bob Joyce of the UNC School of Government. But Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is one possibility. The state constitution says the lieutenant governor-elect “shall become Governor upon the failure of the Governor-elect to qualify.”
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest speaks during a stop on the campaign trail. If the governor’s race is unresolved by the time a governor is due to take office Jan. 1, it’s not exactly clear what would happen, according to Bob Joyce of the UNC School of Government. But Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is one possibility. The state constitution says the lieutenant governor-elect “shall become Governor upon the failure of the Governor-elect to qualify.”
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest speaks during a stop on the campaign trail. If the governor’s race is unresolved by the time a governor is due to take office Jan. 1, it’s not exactly clear what would happen, according to Bob Joyce of the UNC School of Government. But Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is one possibility. The state constitution says the lieutenant governor-elect “shall become Governor upon the failure of the Governor-elect to qualify.”

If NC governor’s race remains in dispute, who takes office?

November 23, 2016 12:59 PM

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