Walter Dalton Election Results: North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Projected To Lose

11/06/2012 08:49 pm ET

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton (D) was projected to lose in North Carolina's gubernatorial race, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday

Republican Patrick McCrory's win would mark the first time in two decades that a Republican was at the helm in this position, ABC News noted. Current N.C. Gov. Bev Purdue (D) announced earlier this year that she was not running for reelection.

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