Patsy Keever elected chair of NC Democratic Party

Former Buncombe County Commissioner and longtime local political leader Patsy Keever a was elected Feb. 7 to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party as chair.

Kathy Sinclair, chair of the Buncombe County Democratic Party, sent out the following congratulatory announcement via email newsletter:

Congratulations to Patsy Keever, elected yesterday to be the North Carolina Democratic Party Chair.  Patsy ran on a platform of 4 Cs: Capital, Candidates, County Parties and Collaboration.  She’ll implement a 100-county strategy to assure all County Parties have organized precincts and resources available to elect Democratic candidates.

Patsy won with 65.8% of the vote in the first round of a five-candidate race!  I’ll add another “C” for Confidence from the people.

Thank you to Bridget McCurry for organizing the phone bank and all the fantastic volunteers who made countless calls on Patsy’s behalf.  The number of votes Bridget reported from the phone bank was within ten votes of Patsy’s victory.

Patsy takes the helm during a time of financial difficulties for the North Carolina Democratic Party and she needs each of us to help her get off to a good start by contributing $10 per month to the North Carolina Democratic Party.  I personally handed Patsy my check yesterday, so please make your contribution now online at

When I think of Raleigh I smile knowing the people of our great state have three Buncombe County Democratic Women leading the way.  With Patsy Keever as North Carolina Democratic Party Chair, Senator Terry VanDuyn as Senate Democratic Whip, and Representative Susan Fisher as Deputy Democratic Leader in the House, we’re in very good hands.  3 Strong Women. 3 Strong Voices.

I’m proud of these ladies and proud to be a Buncombe County Democrat!

United We Win,

Kathy Sinclair, Chair
Buncombe County Democratic Part

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