Wheeler Wins Republican District Court Primary


In a race between two local attorneys, Travis Wheeler won Tuesday’s Republican Primary for District Court Judge – District 11 Seat 2. In unofficial results, Wheeler captured 22,324 votes (79%) across Johnston, Harnett and Lee counties over his opponent Charlene B. Nelson who received 5,838 votes (21%).

Wheeler was the top vote-getter in all three counties in Judicial District 11.

Wheeler received 14,615 votes in Johnston, 5,271 in Harnett, and 2,438 in Lee County. Nelson received 2,909 votes in Johnston, 2,110 in Harnett and 819 in Lee County.