Kathy Sinclair was elected Sept. 14 to chair the Buncombe County Democratic Party.
Longtime local leader Patsy Keever is stepping down from her post as the chair of the Buncombe County Democrats in favor of joining the state party’s leadership team.
In the wake of big losses at the polls last fall, Patsy Keever is taking the reins of the Buncombe County Democratic Party.
It looks like a record number of Buncombe County residents will participate in early voting this year. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)
Following news earlier today that the Democratic National Convention Committee was moving President Barack Obama’s Thursday, Sept. 6, speech indoors due to weather concerns, the Buncombe County Democratic Party cancelled its plans to bus roughly 100 local supporters to Charlotte to attend it.
Buncombe County Democrats are partnering with the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau to try to lure political tourists to the area before and during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, which takes place Sept. 3-6. UPDATED As of Aug. 29, this event has been cancelled.