State Sen. Chuck Edwards is grabbing national attention following his victory in Tuesday’s GOP primary over Madison Cawthorne, the embattled first-term congressman from Western North Carolina who earned powerful opposition within his own party, in Tuesday’s GOP primary.
Chuck Edwards, who is currently serving his third full term in the North Carolina Senate, will now face Democratic nominee Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, a county commissioner in liberal-leaning Buncombe County, in the November general election.
He was appointed to the 48th Senate District in August 2016 after the resignation of former Sen. Tom Apodaca and won reelection in 2016, 2018 and 2020.
Who is Teresa Wilson Edwards, Chuck Edwards Wife?
Teresa Wilson, now Teresa Wilson Edwards is the wife of American politician, Chuck Edwards.
There isn’t much information about Teresa Wilson Edwards, however we know that she and her husband Chuck Edwards have been married for over 20 years.
According to her mixedarticle.com, Teresa graduated from West Henderson High.
She works in a chain of stores and has six shops in different locations around the US.
Teresa Wilson has two children with Chuck, but they unexpectedly lost their son in 2018.
Meet Chuck Edwards
Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Chuck Edwards has lived, worked, raised a family, and maintained a successful business in our mountains.
At the age of 16 he entered the business world, working at McDonald’s in Hendersonville while attending West Henderson High School.
Years later, after a successful career in corporate America, he purchased the very same McDonald’s franchise where he began, along with other locations in Henderson, Transylvania, and Haywood counties. He studied business at Blue Ridge Community College.
As a parent and grandparent, he instills the same values of Christianity, hard work, honesty, and integrity that his parents taught him.
Those are the values that made him successful as a father, husband, business owner, and community leader.
In the following pages, you will learn a lot more about Chuck, his history, his values, and the results of his years of hard work and dedication to the people and communities of Western North Carolina.
A leader in his community, Chuck has served with numerous non-profit boards and clubs. Even while serving in politics, he continues his local community service.
He’s serving his third term in NC Senate where his talents have been recognized. Considered by his colleagues as a workhorse, he serves 17 committees, chairs five of them, and serves two commissions.
He was recently recognized by the NC Chamber as Jobs Champion, the NC Sheriff’s Association for Defending Public Safety, and the Blue Ridge Apple Growers for Friends of Farmers Award.
Instead of a politician, Chuck considers himself a small businessman- turned public servant.
He has developed a well-known reputation of serving his constituents because he agrees to meet personally with anyone living in his district. His office mantra is “First in Constituent Services.”