North Carolina State Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) released the following statement after being declared the winner in this year’s election:
"I am humbled by the faith the N.C. First Senatorial District voters have placed in me by electing me once again. I will strive to live up to their expectations for more and better jobs, better roads, better schools and a prosperous economy,"Cook said. "I am thankful for all my supporters that have helped me achieve this opportunity once again. My opponent is an honorable man who ran an honorable campaign."