With election season revving up, the Buncombe County Republican Party is first out of the gate in Internet video volleys, with Chair Chad Nesbitt decrying “socialistic terrorism” in this pitch for the party’s 9/11 fundraiser at the Bee Tree Fire Department:
Absentee ballots for the upcoming election have been delayed but should be available by mid-September, the state Board of Elections indicates.
North Carolinians will get their first taste of instant-runoff voting on Nov. 2, when a 13-candidate field for the N.C. Court of Appeals appears on the statewide ballot. And according to an N.C. Bar Association report, this marks the first time nationally that the new form of voting will be used by a state. Early voting begins
It was a day of high politics in downtown Asheville, featuring a rare meeting of the State Board of Elections far afield from its Raleigh headquarters. And with election season looming, the Aug. 24 agenda included a local judicial issue with statewide implications as well as the high-profile question of financial-reporting discrepancies by Gov. Bev […]
The N.C. State Board of Elections voted 4 to 1 this afternoon to fine Gov. Bev Perdue’s campaign committee a total of $30,000 for failure to report certain air travel expenses in a timely manner, concluding that the failure to file was “not intentional wrongdoing.”
Two topics of significant state and local interest will be debated at the Tuesday, Aug. 24, meeting of the North Carolina State Board of Elections in Asheville.
A supplementary report on N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue’s air travel during the period for which she was a gubernatorial candidate. Aug20_Air_Travel_Rept.pdf
A question regarding the voting method for electing two Buncombe County Superior Court judges in November has been raised by one of the five candidates hoping to take a seat on the District 28 bench. The issue has become an agenda item at the State Board of Elections’ public meeting next Tuesday, Aug. 24, here in Asheville.
With a low turnout (12.2 percent in Buncombe) voters spoke in today’s primary elections.
In response to a claim made by Dr. Dan Eichenbaum‘s campaign of an “A” rating given by the National Rifle Association, the nation’s largest gun lobby released a statement today denying that it had ever given out such out a rating to Eichenbaum or any candidate in the Republican primary race in North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District.
Five Republicans and one Democrat — each vying to represent North Carolina’s 11th District in Congress — explained why voters should send them to Washington in November. Their comments, viewable in this video, were part of a candidates forum held April 21 by the Asheville-Buncombe League of Women Voters.
With the political season heating up, Buncombe Democrats and Republicans are both gearing up for a party this Saturday, with Dems holding their annual convention, and the GOP celebrating the grand opening of their new headquarters.
With early voting beginning later this week, Xpress presents an in-depth video interview with Rep. Bruce Goforth, who’s running for a fifth term in one of the primary season’s most-watched races.
With early voting beginning later this week, Xpress presents an in-depth video interview with Patsy Keever, who’s running to unseat Rep. Bruce Goforth in one of the primary season’s most-watched races.
The Buncombe County Board of Election should spread its early-voting locations farther out into the county, especially northern Buncombe County, said state-senate candidate Don Yelton in a Friday, March 12, press conference.
Candidates for elected office began signing up for their races on Monday, which marked the official start of Election 2010.