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.

Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry (I), Republican mchenryforcongress.com Place of residence: Denver Occupation: Worked in real estate prior to congressional service Political experience: Six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and one term in the N.C. House of Representatives Endorsements: National Federation of Independent Business; National Right to Life Committee; National Rifle Association; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; […]

Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry (I) City of residence: Denver, N.C. Occupation: Previously worked in real estate Political experience: Six terms in U.S. House of Representatives, one term in N.C. House Do you believe having three primary contenders is representative of your performance and/or a fractured Republican Party? PM: I am encouraged the 10th District has multiple individuals […]

McHenry vs. MacQueen: Asheville debate highlights difference­s between congressio­nal candidates

Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry and Democratic challenger Tate MacQueen sharply disagreed on a range of issues during an Oct. 27 debate at UNC Asheville. The two candidates are vying for a seat in the U.S. Congress representing District 10, which was redrawn in 2011 to include most of Asheville. The area stretches southeast to the […]