Campaign Calendar

The Xpress Campaign Calendar up and running again. So if you are one of the many candidates running in one of the many elections in Buncombe County, or even a supporter hosting an event, we want them in our paper and on our Web site. Send news of public campaign events to or leave a message at 251-1333, ext. 153.

Wednesday, Aug. 19: "Keeping it Real" event for Asheville City Council candidate Cecil Bothwell at the Wedge Brewery, 7 to 9 p.m. Meets every first and third Wednesday. Info:
Thursday, Aug.  20: Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy's re-election campaign headquarters grand opening, 6 to 8 p.m. 524B Hendersonville Road, from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants are asked to bring donations of office supplies. Info:
Thursday, Aug. 20: The Buncombe County Republican Action Club meets at Ryan's steak house on Brevard Road from 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 20: Gordon a Go-Go fundraiser for Asheville City Council candidate Gordon Smith at the Flood Gallery in the Phil Mechanic Building, 8 to 10 p.m. Info:
Friday Sept. 11: Deadline for registering to vote in the Asheville City Council primary election.
Sept. 17-Oct. 3: Early voting begins for the primary. For details, contact Buncombe County Election Services at 250-4200, or visit
Tuesday, Oct. 6: Primary election (within Buncombe, Asheville only).
Friday, Oct. 9: Deadline for registering to vote in the general election.
Oct. 15-31: Early voting begins for all municipal elections in Buncombe.
Tuesday, Nov. 3: General election for all municipal elections in Buncombe.


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