Wilkins for Congress
As we approach Election Day, the media and the public are giving almost all their attention to the presidential campaign. While that may be understandable, it’s not a good thing for democracy.
Here in the 2nd Congressional District, we need to pay attention to a race that will significantly affect the future of our region and state.
Steve Wilkins is challenging incumbent Renee Ellmers for one of North Carolina’s 13 seats in the U. S. House of Representatives. As much as any candidate I’ve known in the 40-something years that I’ve been an active voter, he deserves our attention and support.
A North Carolina native, Steve grew up in Durham and now lives with his family in Whispering Pines.
Whenever he’s been out of the state since then, it’s been primarily in service to his country — deployed to several conflicts or stationed at various posts in the U.S. and overseas.
After a distinguished 22-year career, his retirement from the military has only meant more active engagement in civic life.
He serves on the Moore County Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, has served as a member of the Whispering Pines Lakes and Watershed Board, and was past chairman of his church council.
I’ve known Steve for several years, and he continues to impress me with his broad knowledge of American history and politics, his dedication to his country, his understanding of the issues facing our state and nation, and his commitment to serving the people of our district.
Frustrated with the divisive partisanship that has made the present Congress one of the least effective in history, Steve understands that “compromise” is not a synonym for “weakness.”
To learn more about Steve Wilkins and his campaign to bring responsible and responsive representation to our district, visit www.wilkinsforcongress.org.
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