Senator Don Davis announces campaign for Congress to replace Butterfield

SNOW HILL, N.C. (WITN) – Democratic Senator Don Davis has announced his candidacy for Congress to represent Eastern North Carolina.

Sen. Davis launched a campaign to take retiring Rep. G.K. Butterfield’s seat in the second congressional district. Davis issued the following statement,

Davis currently serves in the state Senate and lives in Greene County.

Former U.S. Senate candidate Erica Smith announced her candidacy last month.

With Congressman Butterfield retiring, Davis is running to replace him in Congress. Kandie Smith, who represents Pitt County in the North Carolina General Assembly, revealed she’ll make an official campaign announcement to replace Don Davis in the state Senate.

Copyright 2021 WITN. All rights reserved.