Candidate questionnaire: 11th District congressional candidates Meadows, Rogers-attachment0

Candidate questionnaire: 11th District congressional candidates Meadows, Rogers

This post features responses to the Xpress questionnaire from candidates vying to represent the 11th Congressional District, which includes most of Western North Carolina and sections of western and northern Buncombe County. Republican Mark Meadows (pictured left) is competing with Democrat Hayden Rogers for the seat in the U.S. Congress.

Celebrate good times: Rep. Patsy Keever was joined by a big group of supporters at the Grey Eagle to revel in her decisive primary win over Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy.

Three candidates make the cut in WNC congressional races

Statehouse Rep. Patsy Keever decisively beat her main rival in the 10th District Democratic primary — Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy — garnering 58 percent of the vote to Bellamy's 27 percent. Rutherfordton resident and political newcomer Timothy Murphy received almost 16 percent of the total. In the district’s Republican primary, four-term incumbent Patrick McHenry earned […]