Candidate filing ends for Weaverville/Woodfin municipal elections

Press release from Buncombe County:

Candidate filing for the Town of Woodfin, Town of Weaverville, and Woodfin Water & Sewer District has ended. View the list of candidates that filed to run for office

The municipal election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Races will include Town of Woodfin Mayor, Woodfin Town Council, Buncombe-Woodfin Sanitary Water & Sewer District Trustee, and Weaverville Town Council. Only residents within the town limits of Weaverville, Woodfin, and/or Woodfin Water & Sewer District are eligible to vote.

What’s new?

Following recent changes from the General Assembly, voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina, starting with the 2023 municipal elections. Learn more about requirements here.

On April 28, 2023, the North Carolina Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision that had struck down the state’s felony disenfranchisement law for voters who are no longer incarcerated.

ExpressVote ballot marking machines will be used during Early Voting. Find more information here.

Mark your calendar:

  • Newly Appointed Board of Elections first meeting: Aug. 1

  • Deadline to register: Oct. 18

  • Early Voting runs Oct. 19-Nov. 4 at Election Services

    • Early Voting will also be available Nov. 4 at Weaverville Community Center
  • Nov. 7: Election Day


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