Campaign Calendar

The primary election for Asheville City Council candidates wrapped up on Oct. 6, but due to our printing schedule, you won't find results in this issue. Instead, you can find election coverage at We will also have primary election coverage in our Oct. 14 print edition.

The general election is coming up on Nov. 3, and early voting dates are listed below. In addition to the Buncombe County Board of Elections, four other early voting sites have been added for the Buncombe County municipal general elections.
Thursday, Oct. 8: Deerfield Meet and Greet for Asheville City Council write-in candidate Robin Cape.
Monday, Oct. 12: The Kenilworth Residents Association hosts a forum for Asheville City Council candidates, 7 to 9 p.m. at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Road. Moderated by WCQS news director David Hurand.
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 City Council and mayoral candidates, 7 p.m. at the Asheville Design Center, 8 College St. The public is invited to submit questions at
Thursday, Oct. 15: Early voting begins for all Buncombe municipal elections at the Buncombe Board of Elections, 189 College Street.
Wednesday, Oct. 21: Mountain Xpress publishes its general election voter guide for Asheville City Council and mayoral elections.
Thursday, Oct. 22: The Council for Independent Business Owners hosts a forum for Asheville City Council and mayoral candidates, noon at Magnolia's, 26 Walnut St.
Saturday, Oct. 24: Early voting for Buncombe County municipal elections begins at four remote locations: North Asheville Library, 1030 Merrimon Avenue; South Buncombe Library, 260 Overlook Road; Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Dept., 70 Gashes Creek Road; West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Road.
Friday, Oct.  30: Get There Asheville early voting event. Meet at 5 p.m. at Pritchard Park to walk, bike or bus to the polls. Meetup follows at Asheville Pizza and Brewing, 77 Coxe Ave.
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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