“Progressives work for policies that will create prosperity for the country and help everyone to benefit from it. I don’t see how this can be considered ‘godless’ or ‘atheistic.’ “
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After the fire
Early voting underway
Early voting is underway as of Thursday, Oct. 20. Find out when and where you can early vote in Buncombe County.
Letter writer: Publish election information earlier
“With early voting now here in Asheville, I wish you would print your election endorsements issue a week earlier.”
Making history: Jasmine Beach-Ferrara to become first openly gay Buncombe County Commissioner
With her win in the District 1 Democratic primary, Jasmine Beach-Ferrara is slated to become the first openly LGBT Buncombe County Commissioner. To get there, she had strong competition from City Councilman Gordon Smith and from another civil rights activist, Isaac Coleman. Since no Republican filed to run for the District 1 seat, Beach-Ferrara is almost certain to take office in the fall after the General Election.
Buncombe County Commission primaries result largely in wins for women
While only one Buncombe County commission seat was actually decided in last night’s primary, in all the races where a woman was running, she was selected by her party.
Buncombe County primary voter guide 2016
The 2016 Mountain Xpress Primary Voter Guide asks local candidates who they are, where they stand on issues and how they would govern. The guide covers only those candidates for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners who’ll appear on the primary ballot.
Shots fired! In his pants?
Larry Dodson’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Gordon Smith’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Chad Nesbitt’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Miranda DeBruhl’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Isaac Coleman’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Mike Fryar’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Jordan Burchette’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Matt Kern’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Scott Bissinger’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Nancy Nehls Nelson
Nancy Nehls Nelson’s 2016 primary voter guide profile.
Letter writer: Coleman has devoted his life to justice
“Justice is the theme that forms the backbone and soul of his life.”
DeBruhl announces run against Newman for chair of Buncombe Commissioners
DeBruhl will likely face off against Commissioner Brownie Newman, who was elected vice chair of the Board earlier this week and announced his intent to run for chair earlier this year.