“If Mr. Cawthorn is so proud to see this money being given to his district, why did he vote against it?”
“Saw Cawthorn’s three-word comment on winning Meadows’ seat.”
“Madison can choose to follow his idol’s path, fanning the flames of hatred, or he can lead by listening, respecting and working for us all.”
“As a Patrick Henry College alumnus and Army veteran, I can tell you that this is not the character of a leader or of a representative.”
“Cawthorn has GQ good looks; a high-energy personality; and the 25-year-old has already gaffed his way to unwanted national attention with cringeworthy comments.”
“I was impressed with his expertise and experience and felt that he would serve Western North Carolina in Washington very well.”
“Today, we’re living a lingering tragedy from a viral pathogen. There are things we can do to save ourselves and those around us.”
Candidates in the Republican primary for North Carolina’s U.S. House of Representatives District 11 seat give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.
Candidates in the Democratic primary for North Carolina’s U.S. House of Representatives District 11 seat give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.
“Her programs prioritize wise strategies for medical pain intervention, a much-needed strategy for curbing if not ending opioid and other rampant addictions.”
“N.C. 11 must elect Phillip Price and other Democrats as a check on presidential power before Trump does any more damage to our great nation.”
“We do recall him voting for the doomed American Health Care Act and then crying crocodile tears about not having known of the impact it would have on poor and working families.”
“Just look at Mark Meadows aiding Trump! Does he bother to campaign here or debate Phillip Price? No.”
“He reminds me of the village blacksmith who laid aside his hammer and cooled his forge to stand fast with his neighbors against tyranny at Old North Bridge.”
“Three good men have applied. But one stands out because of his background, experience and ability to attract the Democratic, unaffiliated, conservative and moderate votes needed to get the job done: Steve Woodsmall.”
“But what I learned is a disappointing reality that, not only do we have to evaluate candidates on their opinions about the issues we care about, we have to evaluate their honesty.”
The June 7 primary will decide which congressional candidates advance to November’s general election. Buncombe County, part of the 10th and 11th congressional districts, historically has a significant drop off in voter participation in primaries that take place after the general primary and a small group of voters could shape November’s ballot.