7th Congressional District

David Rouzer

On this edition of the CoastLine Candidate Interviews , we’re talking with David Rouzer . He’s North Carolina’s Republican Congressman from Johnston County in the 7 th District who has served one term and is seeking a second. Before winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, David Rouzer served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms – representing the 12 th district. North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District stretches from the southeastern coast of North Carolina encompassing...


On this edition of CoastLine Candidate Interviews , we meet J. Wesley Casteen, a Democrat who is challenging Republican Congressman David Rouzer for the seat in North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District. The district stretches from the southeastern coast of North Carolina (encompassing Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties) to the west, with more rural counties such as Columbus, Sampson, Wayne, and Duplin. The district also includes portions of Johnston and Bladen County. 70% of...

This candidate forum featuring two of three candidates for North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District aired live October 13, 2014.

Tune in to HQR News 91.3 FM Monday, October 13th at 7 PM (or stream the video live on WWAYTV3.com) to hear from Democrat Jonathan Barfield and Libertarian Wesley Casteen on why they think they should represent North Carolina's 7th District on Capitol Hill. Republican David Rouzer has chosen not to participate citing two other events in October. In spite of that, WHQR has chosen to go forward with the forum as it is not our role to base our coverage on likely outcomes. We believe that a...

The GOP contest for North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District was a three-candidate game – but the real battle played out between front-runners David Rouzer and Woody White. Rouzer scooped up victories in ten of the twelve counties. On the Democratic side of the ticket, Jonathan Barfield captured the nomination but with just six counties. Viewed as whole, the twelve-county district spreads from the southeastern coastal counties across largely rural, agricultural areas to suburbs just east...

After a long battle in the primaries, the Seventh Congressional District—that stretching from Wilmington to the Raleigh suburbs--is down to one Republican contender for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Mike McIntyre. Former state senator David Rouzer of Johnston County won more than fifty-three percent of the vote last night, beating Woody White, chairman of the New Hanover County Commission, and Chris Andrade, a Fayetteville military veteran. In November, Rouzer will face off...

Walter Martin for Congress

The specter of home-grown terrorism: it’s one of the main reasons Walter Martin says he hopes to win the Democratic Party nomination for North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District.


Wesley Casteen grew up in nearby Duplin County and now lives in New Hanover.

Chris Andrade for Congress

Chris Andrade calls himself "a different kind of Republican".

New Hanover County

Woody White is hoping to represent North Carolina’s 7 th Congressional District in Washington.