N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue won't seek re-election
January 26th, 2012
09:20 AM ET
3 years ago

N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue won't seek re-election

(CNN) – Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue of North Carolina will not seek re-election, a Democratic source told CNN.

The first-term governor was elected in 2008 with a three-point advantage over her Republican opponent and was expected to face a tough battle for re-election.


Filed under: 2012 • Bev Perdue • North Carolina
soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. insight iowa

    It's hard out there... even for them. And, with a "DO NOTHING HOUSE" for another year it is only going to get worse.

    January 26, 2012 09:41 am at 9:41 am |
  2. gt

    no surprise here .. her approval was 20%

    January 26, 2012 09:43 am at 9:43 am |
  3. quinLee

    I saw this coming a mile away. She just didn't wear well against the opposition. I can just hear the giddiness coming from the republicans in my homestate.

    January 26, 2012 09:52 am at 9:52 am |
  4. roadwarrior

    you can run but you cant hide obama and the demistooges time is almost up

    January 26, 2012 10:04 am at 10:04 am |
  5. Duh

    She didn't want to face a re-election bid. She was quoted as saying she would like to have elections 'suspended' in 2012 in light of the financial situation the country was in.
    A 'trial baloon' for things to come in the next decade.

    January 26, 2012 10:06 am at 10:06 am |
  6. Dennis

    She knows the election will be very different in North Carolina this type. Obama at the top of the ticket is going to be a drag on all Democrat candidates in North Carolina this time.

    January 26, 2012 10:07 am at 10:07 am |
  7. Keith in Austin

    Another Democrat bites the dust! Obama's Economy not playing well in NC!

    January 26, 2012 10:19 am at 10:19 am |
  8. Jeff in Virginia

    Good riddance!! Any politician who talks about suspending elections deserves the boot.

    January 26, 2012 10:26 am at 10:26 am |
  9. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    The Democrat extinction continues....

    January 26, 2012 10:36 am at 10:36 am |
  10. Ed 1

    Because she doesn't have a chance in hell of winning so she will run away just like all the veto's she did while in office.

    January 26, 2012 10:50 am at 10:50 am |
  11. Ed 1

    She is like Obama all mouth no action doesn't have a clue of what's going on in the state or anywhere as far as that goes.

    I say goodbye we might get a person that will be good for the state and not give everything we have to bring a new business to the State.

    I guess she knows riding Obama's coat tails will not work for her this year that was the only way Bev was elected last time.

    January 26, 2012 10:55 am at 10:55 am |