Wesley Casteen

Republican David Rouzer is running for a second term representing North Carolina’s 7 th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He’s challenged by Wesley Casteen, a Libertarian-turned-Democrat. The candidates are divided on energy policy. Wesley Casteen does not support offshore drilling for oil or natural gas. Even if the state could enter into a revenue-sharing agreement with the federal government, he doesn’t think the economic benefits would outweigh the risks: "We can all still...

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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...

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