Campaign Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 17: Early voting began for the primary election (Asheville only). For details, contact Buncombe County Election Services at 250-4200, or visit
Wednesday, Sept. 23: Mountain Xpress publishes its primary voter guide for Asheville Council and mayoral candidates.
Thursday, Oct. 1: The South Asheville Rotary Club presents a forum for Asheville Council candidates, 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Biltmore Park Town Square.
Saturday, Oct. 3: Last day of early voting for the Asheville City Council and mayoral primary. Poll closes at noon.
Saturday, Oct. 3: Buncombe Democrats meet and greet. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 951 Old Fairview Road.
Tuesday, Oct. 6: Primary election (Asheville only).
Tuesday, Oct. 6: Primary night party for Asheville Council candidate Gordon Smith, 6 to 9 p.m. at Asheville Brewing Company, 77 Coxe Ave.
Tuesday, Oct. 13: The Haw Creek Community Association and Evergreen Community Charter School co-sponsor a forum for Asheville City Council candidates, 7 p.m. at Evergreen School, 50 Bell Road in Haw Creek.
Wednesday, Oct. 14: Get There Asheville presents a post-primary transportation debate for Asheville Council and mayoral candidates, 7 p.m. at the Asheville Design Center, 8 College St.
Thursday, Oct. 15: Early voting begins for all Buncombe municipal elections.
Wednesday, Oct. 21: Mountain Xpress publishes its general election voter guide for Asheville Council and mayoral elections.
Saturday, Oct. 31: Last day of early voting for Buncombe general election.
Tuesday, Nov. 3: General election for all Buncombe municipal elections.

Please send all campaign-related event information for races within Buncombe County to or call 251-1333, ext. 153.


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2 thoughts on “Campaign Calendar

  1. Gordon Smith

    Due to a change by ABC, the Gordon Smith for City Council election night hootenanny has moved to Westville Pub on Haywood Rd.

    Live music, food and drink specials, 7pm-midnight.

    Hope you can make it!

  2. Xpress calendar posting seems delayed, but want supporters to know that our election night victory party will be held at Early Girl Eatery, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 8-10 p.m. (8 Wall Street, downtown)

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