Republicans dominated North Carolina political fundraising in the past campaign on the way to expanding their majorities in the General Assembly and getting their candidates governor and lieutenant governor elected for the first time since the 1980s.
North Carolina is making its choices for president and vice president official.
Fifteen Republicans meeting Monday in the old Capitol building in Raleigh picked as the state's presidential electors cast the state's 15 electoral votes for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately Thursday with his vanquished rival Mitt Romney, their first face-to-face encounter since the election.
Obama promised in his victory speech on Nov. 6 to engage with Romney and consider his ideas.
The State Board of Elections on Tuesday certified the winners of the Nov. 6 elections for federal and state offices. Board leaders signed documents affirming the winners that go to the Secretary of State's office for safekeeping.