LIVE: Twitter coverage of today’s primary election

The North Carolina second primary election is today, July 17, giving Buncombe County residents a chance to cast their ballots for several races, including the hotly contested 11th District GOP runoff between Mark Meadows and Vance Patterson.  Learn more about the race here and the second primary here.

This post contains live dispatches of politics and election related news and observations via Twitter using the hashtag #avlelect. The polls close at 7:30 p.m. and the results will be reported here as soon as possible afterwards. Xpress reporter Jake Frankel (on Twitter @jakefrankel) will be tweeting missives from the Meadows campaign gathering at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Fletcher starting at about that time.

For more politics and election coverage, visit the Xpress blog.

About Jake Frankel
Jake Frankel is an award-winning journalist who enjoys covering a wide range of topics, from politics and government to business, education and entertainment.

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