Today, December 9, Republican candidate Chuck Stuber, CPA, conceded the state auditor’s post to Democratic incumbent Beth Wood, CPA. The following statements were released by both candidates:
Chuck Stuber, CPA
“The statewide recount is almost over, and it appears my campaign will come up short on the vote count. I want to offer my congratulations to State Auditor Beth Wood and wish her the best on her next term in office,” Stuber said in a statement. “My entire professional career has been one of public service, and I hope I will have the opportunity to serve the citizens of North Carolina again in some capacity in the future.”
Beth Wood, CPA
“Now that we have won, I am ready to move forward with my third term to continue the mission in helping our state become a model for the nation in efficiency and budgetary effectiveness,” Wood said in a statement.