Press Release

Governor Cooper Endorses Josh Stein For North Carolina Governor

Today, Governor Roy Cooper endorsed Attorney General Josh Stein for North Carolina governor. 

“Today, I’m excited to endorse Josh Stein to be the next Governor of North Carolina,” said Governor Cooper, who is term-limited in 2024. “He’s driven by a steadfast commitment to the people of our great state. That’s why he’ll work to invest in students and public schools, quality health care for hardworking people, and better jobs that make life more affordable for the middle class. With a record of results and a clear-eyed vision for our future, Josh is ready to do this job.” 

“From expanding Medicaid to building a clean energy economy, from deploying broadband to investing in a workforce that has made us the top state for business, Governor Cooper has been laser focused on strengthening North Carolina and helping our people improve their own lives,” said Attorney General and candidate for governor Josh Stein. “It’s been my honor to have worked shoulder to shoulder with him over the past two decades. And I am immensely grateful for his support of my campaign for governor to continue moving North Carolina forward.” 

Watch the full endorsement here:

Attorney General Josh Stein continues to be in a strong position with record-breaking fundraising, a robust record of accomplishments, and key endorsements, including more than 150 of North Carolina’s former and current elected officials, North Carolina AFL-CIO, NCAE, League of Conservation Voters, and Let America Vote / End Citizens United