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This two-year term was created by the resignation of Miranda DeBruhl earlier this year. Republican Robert Pressley faces Democrat David King. Read their thoughts on zoning, HB2, the economy, body camera footage and more. You can also view campaign finance reports from King and Pressley here. There are two ways to view Xpress’ Q&A with the […]
The two candidates for Chair of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners have loaned their campaigns a combined total of $272,000. Democrat Brownie Newman loaned his campaign $42,000 and Republican Chuck Archerd loaned himself $230,000 according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, and early voting runs through Nov. 5. Below you will find questionnaires from candidates at the federal, state and local levels. You can also find our federal and state election coverage in the current, Oct. 26, issue and our county election coverage in the upcoming Nov. 3 issue. For […]
Buncombe County Commissioners sounded off on education, property tax revaluations and economic incentives during a forum hosted by Asheville Citizen-Times on Thursday, Sept. 22.
Candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners laid out their thoughts on issues facing the county during a debate on Thursday, Aug. 25. Topics ranged from property tax rates to affordable housing.
While his candidacy for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners was just announced, Robert Pressley says he’s been doing reconnaissance work for a few months now. “I’ve been to the last three county commissioner meetings, sitting in the back, listening, learning and listening to what the people are concerned about. So if I get the […]
GOP leadership unanimously selected Robert Pressley to run for a two-year term on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. Pressley will face Democrat David King in November’s election.
Buncombe County Democrats have selected David King to run for the two-year term on the Board of Commissioners created when Miranda DeBruhl resigned. Republicans have yet to nominate a candidate for the November election and have until 90 days before the election to do so.
There are two ways to view Xpress‘ Q&A with the candidates: Either click the candidate’s picture to see a text version of their answers or click to expand the grid below. This two-year term was created by the resignation of Miranda DeBruhl earlier this year. Robert Pressley, Republican David King, Democrat
David King, Democrat Davidkingbuncombe3.com Place of residence: Candler Occupation: Farrier, self-employed Political experience: Buncombe County Commissioner, District 3, 2012-14 Endorsements: Buncombe County Association of Educators; Sierra Club; Western North Carolina Central Labor Council Amount of money raised: Approximately $18,000 Top three donors and amount contributed: Ted Van Duyn, $5,000; Ken Brame, $1,500; Bob and Leslie […]
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners has a busy few weeks coming up, with several meetings planned as well as the swearing-in of its newly elected member, Miranda DeBruhl.
Nancy Waldrop — the wife of current Buncombe Commissioner David King — earned an unaffiliated spot on the Nov. 4 ballot and immediately launched a campaign to represent District 3 on the board of commissioners. (photo by Alicia Funderburk)
Nancy Waldrop announced May 29 that she’s mounting a last-minute petition drive to get on the November ballot as an unaffiliated candidate for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners in District 3. (photo by Alicia Funderburk)
In District 3, which stretches from Arden to Sandy Mush, incumbent Republican David King is being challenged by Miranda DeBruhl. Xpress asked each candidate five questions designed to elicit their priorities and views.
Several Buncombe County Commissioners are facing challengers in the May 6 primary election. Here’s a basic rundown of the candidates and the races, broken down by district.
Residents raised a wide variety of issues and concerns with Buncombe County commissioners during a July 9 community meeting in Enka.
This post features responses to the Xpress questionnaire from the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners candidates in District 3.
The Republican candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners in District 3 made their campaign pitches March 31 at the annual party convention.