Stuber Concedes State Auditor Race After Recount

Chuck Stuber, the Republican candidate for State Auditor, has conceded the Auditor’s race to incumbent Democrat Beth Wood.

The race was the closest statewide race in the state this election year, as Wood will end up defeating Stuber by less than 6,000 votes.

Stuber released a statement through the NC Republican Party detailing his decision.

“The statewide recount is almost over, and it appears my campaign will come up short on the vote count,” he said. “I want to offer my congratulations to State Auditor Beth Wood and wish her the best on her next term in office. … My entire professional career has been one of public service, and I hope I will have the opportunity to serve the citizens of North Carolina again in some capacity in the future.”

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The release also included a statement from NC GOP chairman Robin Hayes, who praised Stuber’s campaign.

“While he came up a hair short, his commitment to honest, open and accountable government ensures him a great future in our state and our party,” Hayes said.

 

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