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Democratic Gov.-elect Roy Cooper defeated incumbent Pat McCrory in a tight election. Cooper is seen here with his wife, Kristin, at an election night rally in Raleigh. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, accompanied by his wife, Ann McCrory, speaks to supporters at a postelection rally in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov. 9. McCrory was not re-elected. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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