North Carolina State Senator Jeff Jackson, speaks with two teachers, Sara Bryan (C) and Kathleen Cunningham, from Community House Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina, inside his office at the state capitol on May, 16 2018. - Tens of thousands of educators, school workers and parents of students marched from the North Carolina Association of Educators building to the State Capitol building to protest wages and per-pupil spending, among other issues. North Carolina ranked 39th in teacher pay last year, according to the National Education Association. Though wages have increased slightly, many educators still believe not enough is being done by state legislature in regards to education funding. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images)

North Carolina Senator and Army National Guard Captain Jeff Jackson has announced he’ll be attending out of state training Oct. 25 through Nov. 14 for the Army National Guard.

In an email sent out Saturday night, Jackson announced that he will no longer be allowed to campaign for reelection and that his wife, Marisa Jackson, will take over the campaign. “She’s never done anything like this before, but she’s stepping up and I’m incredibly proud of her,” Jackson wrote.

Jackson also addressed the change in a video posted online.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – North Carolina Senator and Army National Guard Captain Jeff Jackson has announced he’ll be attending out of state training Oct. 25 through Nov. 14 for the Army National Guard.

In an email sent out Saturday night, Jackson announced that he will no longer be allowed to campaign for reelection, and that his wife, Marisa Jackson, will take over the campaign.

“She’s never done anything like this before, but she’s stepping up and I’m incredibly proud of her,” Jackson wrote.

Jackson also addressed the change in a video posted online.

Jackson is the senator for the 37th senate district, which covers Mecklenburg County.