The annual precinct meetings for the Buncombe County Democratic Party are scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m., where delegates to the April 18 Buncombe County Democratic Convention will be selected. A current list of the meeting locations is available on the party’s Web site, along with references for writing a resolution for presentation. In case of inclement weather or lack of a quorum, the make-up date is Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m.
On the Republican side of the party scale, the 11th District Republican Party is assisting the newly minted Young Republicans of Buncombe County with a kickoff meeting at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 2, at the Greenlife Community Center, 70 Merrimon Ave. Voting membership is open to registered Republicans in the county, ages 18 to 40, but Kristopher Cox, regional chair of the Young Republicans, is encouraging any Republicans from across Western North Carolina to attend Monday’s meeting to “celebrate our beliefs.” For more information, contact Cox at (828) 458-7166.
— Nelda Holder, associate editor