Republican David Rouzer is running for a second term representing North Carolina’s 7th 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: