Buncombe County Democrats to select challenger for County Commission chair vacated by DeBruhl

From Buncombe County Democratic Party:

The Buncombe County Democratic Party will hold a candidate selection election for County Commission District 3 on Saturday June 18th, 2016

Buncombe County, N.C. ­­  – With the early resignation of Commissioner Miranda DeBruhl (R), the Democratic Party is excited to announce that another District 3 seat will be up for election this Fall. Because the primary election has come and gone, the Democratic Party executive committee residing in District 3 (Precinct Chairs and Vice Chairs) will elect a Democrat to be placed on the November 2016 ballot.

The Buncombe County Democratic Party County Commission District 3 Executive Committee will c​onvene promptly at 9:00am on Saturday June 18th at the Buncombe County Democratic Party HQ at 951 Old Fairview Road, Asheville 28803. Any and all members of the public or press are welcome to attend. Only precinct chairs in District 3 or at large Executive Committee members may vote to select the candidate to put on the November ballot.

Any registered Democrat residing in County Commission District 3 is eligible to be selected for the November ballot. This Democrat will run against whoever the Buncombe County GOP selects in a similar ballot replacement process.

A link to the relevant NC General Statutes can be found here:

ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/PDF/BySection/Chapter_163/GS_163­115.pdf ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/PDF/BySection/Chapter_153A/GS_153A­27.pdf

About Dan Hesse
I grew up outside of Atlanta and moved to WNC in 2001 to attend Montreat College. After college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You can reach me at dhesse@mountainx.com.

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