Posted by Scott Saxton email
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Former North Carolina State Representative David Redwine announced Monday that he will run for the State Senate seat in District 8, which covers Brunswick, Columbus and Pender counties.
For the last few decades, that position has belong to Senator R.C. Soles. Soles chose not to run for re-election this year.
The Democrat currently serves on the Board of Trustees at East Carolina University and the Board of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority.
Redwine says his priorities in the State Senate would include jobs, education and a solid transportation structure.
Running on the Republican side are Betty Fennell and Bill Rabon.