Republicans fall one seat short of regaining supermajority in NC General AssemblyBy Ethan E. Horton | Nov. 9
According to unofficial results, Republicans flipped two seats in the N.C. House and two in the N.C. Senate, meaning they would fall one seat short of a supermajority in the state House.
- This means that Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly will not be able to override a veto from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
- Republicans needed 72 to gain this veto-proof power but only appeared to win 71 out of 120, falling short of the three-fifths margin for a supermajority. In the state senate, Republicans appeared to win 30 seats out of 50.