North Carolina Governor

All About Our State Leaders

Responsibilities of a Governor

The governor is the highest ranked state official....

Qualifications to be a Governor

To be the Governor in North Carolina, a candidate must be:

  • at least 30 years old
  • a citizen of the United States for at least five years
  • a resident of North Carolina for at least two years

How Often are Governors Elected?

North Carolina elects governors the same year that there is a presidential election. This happens during leap years.

Who is the Current Governor of North Carolina?

Pat McCrory is the current governor of NC. He was elected as the 74th Governor of North Carolina in 2012 and took office in 2013. He is currently running for re-election.
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