Jeff Jackson to fill Mayor Clodfelter's former seat in the Senate
By Erica Solomon, Assignment Editor -
Charlotte, NC -
(WJZY)-- A special election was held Saturday afternoon to fill Mayor Clodfelter's N.C. District 37 seat, and Jeff Jackson won.
Jeff Jackson was elected by the County Executive Committee. The group consisted of 50 Democrats that all live in Senate District 37.
Jackson attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his undergraduate and law studies. He is currently working as a Gaston County District Attorney. He also serves as a member of the North Carolina Army National Guard.
No word yet on when Jackson will be sworn in.
We will update you with more information as soon as it becomes available.