Republican Incumbent Patrick McHenry will defend his 10th district congressional seat against Democrat Andy Millard in November while Republican Incumbent Mark Meadows will take on Democrat Rick Bryson in the general election.
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.
The 10th and 11th congressional districts have primaries on Tuesday, June 7. Mountain Xpress’ 2016 congressional primary election guide has questions and answers with all six candidates, along with other voting resources.
Jeff Gregory City of residence: Shelby, N.C. Occupation: Retired postmaster Political experience: I have voluntarily served our country and federal government for 30 years, both in the military and as a retired postmaster. Why are you running against six-term incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry? JG: McHenry is a career politician who is only concerned with his […]