July 17 runoff results: Statewide races

Here’s the results for the statewide races that were decided in the July 17 primary election, according to unofficial tallies from the North Carolina Board of Elections. The winners advance to the November 6 election. Overall turnout across the state was abysmal at roughly 3.6 percent.

The Republican races

Lieutenant Governor:

Dan Forest 68 percent

Tony Gurley 32 percent

NC Commissioner of Insurance:

Mike Causey 57 percent

Richard Morgan 43 percent

NC Secretary of State:

Ed Goodwin 54 percent

Kenn Gardner 46 percent

NC Superintendent of Public Instruction:

John Tedesco 54 percent

Richard Alexander 46 percent

The Democratic race

NC Commissioner of Labor:

John C. Brooks 54 percent

Marlowe Foster 46 percent

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