Highlands lawyer John Armor, who waged a failed bid in 2006 to wrest the GOP nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat from then-incumbent Charles Taylor, announced last week that he will try again. Armor may have an easier time of it than he did in 2006, when he lost to Taylor in the GOP […]
Highlands lawyer John Armor, who waged a failed bid in 2006 to wrest the GOP nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat from then-incumbent Charles Taylor, has announced he will try again.
Spence Campbell, chairman of the Henderson County Republican Party, has announced he plans to vie for the 11th District Congressional seat currently held by freshman Democrat Heath Shuler of Waynesville. Campbell, 63, is the second local Republican to announce, along with Asheville City Council member Carl Mumpower, whom Campbell expressed admiration for in a brief […]
Political party: Democrat Occupation: Director, political outreach & education, Conservation Council of North Carolina Education: B.A. history/political science, Warren Wilson College Political experience: Finance Committee; Housing and Community Development Committee; Asheville Transit Commission; Metropolitan Planning Organization; Metropolitan Sewerage District Donors (top 3): Robin Hanes $1,000; Mack Pearsall $1,000; Scott Riviere $1,000 Endorsements: Sierra Club, Asheville […]
Political party: None Occupation: Massage therapist, nanny, construction Education: Currently enrolled at A-B Tech Political experience: None Donors (top 3): None accepted Endorsements: Did not respond 1) What are the best and worst steps City Council has taken in the past two years, and why? Best: “The July revision of steep-slope policy, which helps protect […]
Political party: Libertarian Occupation: Contractor Education: Environmental studies and civil engineering, UNCA; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Political experience: Libertarian Executive Committee; Libertarian Reform Caucus Donors (top 3): I’ve been asking my friends to donate $20-$50. Endorsements: Libertarian meeting (by consensus) 1) What are the best and worst steps City Council has taken in the […]
Political party: Republican Occupation: Business owner (State Farm Insurance & Financial Services agency) Education: B.A. business and marketing, Marshall University Political experience: None Donors (top 3): N.C. Realtors PAC $2,400; Stewart Coleman $1,000; Steven Duncan $700 Endorsements: None solicited 1) What are the best and worst steps City Council has taken in the past two […]
In the eye’s of Karl Rove, Congressman Heath Shuler has a great big target on his back.