Former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, left, shakes hands with now-Gov. Roy Cooper last summer. Will having a Democrat as governor widen or shrink the partisan gap in North Carolina?
Former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, left, shakes hands with now-Gov. Roy Cooper last summer. Will having a Democrat as governor widen or shrink the partisan gap in North Carolina? Chuck Burton AP
Former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, left, shakes hands with now-Gov. Roy Cooper last summer. Will having a Democrat as governor widen or shrink the partisan gap in North Carolina? Chuck Burton AP

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