Low turnout predicted for June 7 congressio­nal primary

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.

Jeffrey Baker

Jeffrey Baker City of residence: Mount Holly, N.C. Occupation: Self-employed private investigator Political experience: None Why are you running against six-term incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry? JB: McHenry has let the voters of the 10th District down. He runs as a conservative but receives an F rating from all conservative groups. In December of 2015 McHenry […]