Filing day

he election season for Asheville City Council, and several other municipalities, kicked off today as the official filing period opened at noon. Incumbent Council member Bill Russell and candidate Marc Hunt both showed up at the Board of Elections to file.


Hunt and Russell talk to an onlooker who’s just snapped their photo. Photos by Jerry Nelson

The filing period ends July 15. A full list of who’s filed for office is here.


Hunt talking to Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger


Woodfin Mayor Jerry VeHaun, who also filed

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