David Wheeler confirmed as 47 District NC Senate candidate

David Wheeler, 52, of Spruce Pine, has been recently confirmed as a Democratic candidate for the 47th District N.C. Senate seat.His filing application date had been questioned. The Board of Elections ruled in favor of the postmarked date.

Wheeler will face Christopher Rumfelt and Cheryl Swofford, both of Marion, for the Democratic nomination. Whoever wins in the May 8 primary will  face Republican incumbent Ralph Hise in November.