Best of WNC 2015

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Get ready to vote! Once a year, thousands of residents and visitors celebrate what’s best and brightest about a very wonderful place — Western North Carolina. To honor our manifold passions, eccentricities and initiatives, this year’s ballot asks your opinion about hundreds of diverse things. We invite you to join in and vote with your passion and your knowledge.

Here are the rules for the 2015 Best of WNC Readers’ Poll:

  1. The voting period is 12:00 p.m. (noon) Tuesday, April 7th, through 11:59 p.m. (midnight) Tuesday, May 5th.
  2. Your ballot must have at least 30 categories completed to be counted.
  3. One ballot per reader, please. We reserve the right to discard any ballot we deem fraudulent.
  4. Read and follow section and category instructions.

Have a problem voting? Call us Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 251-1333. Or e-mail us at

A few important points before you get started…

  • All categories are write-in.
  • New this year! In order to participate you must have a Mountain Xpress website account. If you are not already logged in you will be prompted to login to an existing account or register for a new account before you get started. It only takes a minute to register! (If you do not receive your password email, please check your spam folder. Also make sure the e-mail associated with your existing account is up-to-date.)
  • For the voting link scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the giant “Get Started!” graphic.

Got a business you think should be voted Best of WNC? Want to help promote your favorite places? Here are links to download our promotional materials PDF (poster, bookmarks & table tent) and web “Vote Now” button.

We will also be holding a “Best Social Media Campaign” contest. Send videos, photos and links to your Best of WNC campaign to, and the most creative and original will get a FREE Full Color 1/4 Page Ad and their campaign posted to!

Best of WNC 2015 Get Started!