Democrat David Wilson Brown, from McAdenville in Gaston County, has filed to run for the US House of Representatives for the Fifth District of North Carolina.

The Watauga Democrat reports Brown announced his candidacy in Boone Thursday.

According to the report, Brown is an IT consultant, and graduated from Appalachian State in 1996 with a political science and communications degree.

Brown ran in the 10th district in 2018, losing to incumbent Patrick McHenry.