March 14th, 2023
Charlotte, NC — Yesterday, State Representative Wesley Harris announced his candidacy for North Carolina State Treasurer. This morning, he is proud to share endorsements from 78 current & past elected leaders representing 23 of North Carolina’s counties and every region of the state.
“I am so moved by the support I’ve received. This campaign is about investing in our people so that we can ensure no corner of this state feels left behind,” said HARRIS. “We have folks from all over the state supporting us in this campaign because North Carolinians are ready to have a government that believes in their potential.”
A full list of Rep. Harris’ endorsements can be viewed at https://harrisfornc.com/endorsements.
About Wesley Harris:
Wesley Harris currently represents district 105 in the NC House of Representatives covering the Ballantyne and Pineville areas of Mecklenburg County. First elected in 2018, his victory helped break the Republican supermajority in the North Carolina Legislature.
Since then, Wesley has become the leading messenger and policy expert for economic and financial issues in the General Assembly, diving deep into the numbers in order to advocate for working families.
Wesley Harris is also the only PhD Economist in the North Carolina Legislature.
Wesley Harris is a North Carolinian, born and bred. He grew up in Taylorsville and Statesville, North Carolina and graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill with a degree in Economics. He went on to earn his PhD in Economics from Clemson University.
Today he works as an Economic Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Economics.
“Together, we can show this country what happens when government is a force for good again in our communities.” — Wesley Harris