Kyle Horton

Katelyn Freund / WHQR

The 2020 Primary is underway in North Carolina.  Early voting lasts through Saturday.  Election Day is next Tuesday, March 3rd.  WHQR spoke with the Democratic candidates competing for three open seats on New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners. 

U.S. Congressman David Rouzer defeated his Democratic challenger Kyle Horton in the District 7 race, 55 percent to 42 percent.  Rouzer points to economic growth as a key factor in the race.