The race is on…

Six candidates. Three open Asheville City Council seats. Almost 65,000 registered voters in the city. Who’ll come out on top when the Buncombe County Board of Elections tallies the votes Nov. 8?

To help guide voters’ choices, here’s some basic information about each candidate, culled from previous interviews and their responses to our questionnaire. To learn more, visit candidates’ websites, follow them on Twitter, attend an upcoming forum, check out David Forbes’ report on the Oct. 20 forum at the YWCA (see “The R-word” elsewhere in this issue) or read about them online at

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