Monday numbers

Monday numbers

13days13—number of days since Election Day 2016 (N.C State Board of Elections)

4,979—number of votes that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper was ahead of Republican Governor Pat McCrory by as of Monday, November 14 (Ibid)

6,600—number of votes that Roy Cooper currently leads Pat McCrory by as of Monday November 21 according to latest vote totals reported to the State Board of Elections (Ibid)

3—number of days since the Durham County Board of Elections voted unanimously to dismiss a protest by the McCrory campaign challenging 90,000 votes cast during early voting period but reported late on election night because of a problem with computer software (“Durham Board of Elections dismisses Republicans’ protest for lack of evidence,” Progressive Pulse, November 18, 2106)

2—number of the three members of the Durham County Board of Election who are Republicans (Ibid)

0—variation in governor’s race of the 90,000 votes that were entered manually election night by local elections board staff and a check of the computer totals after the election by a State Board of Elections business system analyst (Ibid)

3—number of days since GOP-majority elections boards in Wake, Mecklenburg, Orange, and Halifax counties also rejected protests about voters from the McCrory campaign (N.C. State Board of Elections)

3—number of days since McCrory campaign asked the State Board of Elections to hold an emergency meeting to consider taking jurisdiction over election protests the campaign filed in 52 counties (“Amid talk of circuses and kangaroos, State Board of Elections takes control over Bladen County,” Progressive Pulse, November 21, 2016)

1—number days since the State Board of Elections held a Sunday meeting to consider request from McCrory campaign to take over all local elections protests (Ibid)

1—-number of days since the State Board of Elections refused to assume jurisdiction over all local elections protests (Ibid)

5—number of members of the North Carolina State Board of Elections (North Carolina State Board of Elections)

5—number of members of the North Carolina State Board of Elections appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory (Ibid)

3—number of members of the North Carolina State Board of Elections who are Republicans (Ibid)

53—number of protests that the State Board of Elections had received as of Friday from the McCrory’s campaign covering 36 counties (Ibid)

193—number of absentee votes in Bladen County being challenged by the McCrory campaign (Ibid)

108—total number of votes being challenged by McCrory campaign in 35 other counties (Ibid)

301—total number of votes being challenged by McCrory campaign in protests filed with the State Board of Elections as of last Friday (Ibid)

6,600—number of votes that McCrory trails Roy Cooper in the polls as of Monday, November 18 (Ibid