Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper and Libertarian Lon Cecil, right to left, engage in a gubernatorial debate at WRAL studios in Raleigh on Oct. 18, 2016. (Photo by Al Robinson/WRAL)

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper and Libertarian Lon Cecil, right to left, engage in a gubernatorial debate at WRAL studios in Raleigh on Oct. 18, 2016. (Photo by Al Robinson/WRAL)