Profiles of Republican Candidates for The 7th Congressional District

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4:14 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Rouzer Wins 10 of 12 Counties in 7th Congressional District; Barfield, Martin Split Geographically

David Rouzer (left), Jonathan Barfield (right)

The GOP contest for North Carolina’s 7th 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. 

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Local - May 7
12:29 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Rouzer Bests White in District Seven's GOP Primary Race

U.S. House Candidate David Rouzer (right) checked in with GOP pals including Republican Ricky Meeks, who last night lost a nod for the New Hanover County Commission race, at Wilmington's Republican Headquarters.

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.

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Local
12:00 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Candidate Profile: Walter Martin (D), 7th Congressional District

Walter Martin (D-Johnston County), Candidate for NC 7th Congressional District
Walter Martin for Congress

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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 7th Congressional District.

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Local
1:05 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Candidate Profile: Wesley Casteen (L), 7th Congressional District

Wesley Casteen, (L-New Hanover County), Candidate for 7th Congressional District
casteen.org

Wesley Casteen talks with Rachel Lewis Hilburn.

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

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Local
1:52 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Candidate Profile: Chris Andrade (R), 7th Congressional District

Chris Andrade (R-Cumberland County); Candidate for NC District 7
Chris Andrade for Congress

7th Congressional District Candidate Chris Andrade talks with Rachel Lewis Hilburn.

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

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Local
11:10 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Candidate Profile: Woody White (R), 7th Congressional District

Woody White, Candidate for 7th Congressional District
New Hanover County

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

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Local
5:37 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

McIntyre Won't Run Again for U.S. Rep. of NC's 7th Congressional District

U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre, D-NC

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre, a Democrat from Lumberton, North Carolina, is stepping down after his term expires.

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Local
1:49 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Rouzer Requests Mandatory Recount

North Carolina State Senator David Rouzer is calling for a recount in the race for the 7th congressional district. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports the republican made the announcement yesterday, which was the deadline for candidates to request a mandatory recount.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 7, 2012

7th Congressional District Candidate Profiles: Ilario Pantano

Candidates' Forum - 7th Congressional District, April 17, 2012

In his second run at the 7th Congressional District seat, Ilario Pantano hopes to face Democratic Incumbent Mike McIntyre in November. 

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Local
6:00 am
Fri May 4, 2012

7th Congressional District Candidate Profile: David Rouzer

Growing up, State Senator David Rouzer gained plenty of exposure to agriculture working on his family’s tobacco farm. 

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