MEET YOUR CANDIDATE
for NC's 5th Congressional District ~ November 2020
David Wilson Brown
Brown was a 2018 Democratic candidate for North Carolina's 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House after winning the Democratic Primary and narrowly losing in the November Election to Patrick McHenry. He declared to run for the seat again in 2020 in the 10th, then refiled when redistricting occurred to make a run in his new district, the 5th.
He graduated from South Mecklenburg High School. In 1995, he interned under Republican Representative Sue Myrick in Washington, D.C during her first term. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science and communication from Appalachian State University in 1996. Brown currently works as an IT consultant and lives in McAdenville in Gaston County with his wife and two children.