Pat McCrory

American politician

Patrick Lloyd "Pat" McCrory (born October 17, 1956) is an American politician. He was the 74th Governor of North Carolina from 2013 to 2017. He served a record 14 years as the 53rd Mayor of Charlotte from 1995 to 2009, and as a city councilman from 1989 to 1995. In 2016, McCroy lost his re-election bid to Democrat Roy Cooper.

Pat McCrory
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74th Governor of North Carolina
In office
January 5, 2013 – January 1, 2017
LieutenantDan Forest
Preceded byBev Perdue
Succeeded byRoy Cooper
53rd Mayor of Charlotte
In office
December 7, 1995 – December 7, 2009
Preceded byRichard Vinroot
Succeeded byAnthony Foxx
Personal details
Patrick Lloyd McCrory

(1956-10-17) October 17, 1956 (age 64)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materCatawba College Campaign website

In April 2021, McCrory announced his candidacy for the United States Senate in the 2022 election to replace retiring Republican Senator Richard Burr.[1]


  1. Murphy, Brian; Janes, Théoden. "Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announces bid for US Senate seat in 2022". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 14 April 2021.

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