As the race for the GOP nomination heads to the June 23 climax, Bennett appears by many indicators to be locked in a desperate race against 24-year-old political neophyte Madison Cawthorn of Hendersonville. A victory by Cawthorn, a political unknown until weeks ago, will be seen as a humiliating defeat for Bennett, a longtime GOP functionary.
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Record-breaking turnout makes Buncombe primary picks
More Buncombe County voters — 81,887, or 41.79% of all eligible residents — took part in the primary elections that wrapped up March 3 than in any previous primary in the county’s history. Xpress outlines the winners and losers for levels of elected office from president to Asheville City Council.
Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District 11 — Republican
Candidates in the Republican primary for North Carolina’s U.S. House of Representatives District 11 seat give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.
From CPP: Crowded field with many impeachment views in District 11
With Rep. Meadows retiring, a crowded of District 11 candidates brings a wide range of views on impeachment and holding the president accountable.
State denies Mission, Pardee request for new endoscopy center
The state put the brakes on Mission Health and Pardee Hospital’s proposal to relocate an endoscopy center from Asheville to Fletcher today, Aug. 26. Mission officials say they’re committed to moving forward with the plan. But state legislators have their eye on the Asheville-based hospital. In a climate that’s seen allegations that Mission may have a monopoly in the region, state legislators today formed a new commission that will study several key aspects of issue.
WNC Wellness review: Healthcare turf wars, Tai Chi for cancer survivors and more
WNC Wellness review: Health department retools to face the future