Becoming the first candidate of the cycle to challenge four-term Rep. Mark Meadows (R-Skyland/Hendersonville), retired US Air Force officer Steve Woodsmall (D) announced that he will oppose the Freedom Caucus chairman next year.
Rep. Meadows should be secure in his safely Republican western North Carolina district (Trump ’16: 63-34%; Romney ’12: 60-39%), so Mr. Woodsmall faces a difficult task in making major inroads. Quite possibly, a primary challenge in this district would be more competitive than a general election effort.
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