RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - Lawmakers are reacting to the news that they will be working with a new governor for the next four years. Gov. Pat McCrory conceded in the race against Attorney General Roy Cooper, bowing out of the race while trailing by 10,263 votes, according to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Here are some comments gathered from current area legislators, and those who will take office for the first time in 2017:
According to Pat Gannon, spokesman for the State Board of Elections, the governor's race is not official until the SBOE canvasses the statewide results. Gannon said that is likely to happen later this week.