“Just imagine — some $17 trillion in savings, and health care for everyone!”
“Both Republican congressmen from Western North Carolina, Mark Meadows and Patrick McHenry, are determined to make health care more expensive or even nonexistent for millions of Americans, and both seem utterly unconcerned with the repercussions on those with pre-existing conditions.”
“If you want to learn about how we can cut administrative costs, lower drug prices [and] go to any doctor in the country, then come to the in-depth talk at A-B Tech [Ferguson Auditorium] on June 27 sponsored by Indivisible AVL. “
“I hope we can count on Sen. [Richard] Burr and Rep. [Patrick] McHenry to protect and expand funding for global aid programs. This is not a party issue, it is a human issue.”
“Local groups are inviting our congressmen to open meetings: Our Revolution and Indivisible are sponsoring a “Medicare for All” Town Hall for Meadows’ 11th District constituents on the courthouse lawn in Waynesville Sunday, April 23, at 3 p.m.”
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, and early voting runs through Nov. 5. Below you will find questionnaires from candidates at the federal, state and local levels. You can also find our federal and state election coverage in the current, Oct. 26, issue and our county election coverage in the upcoming Nov. 3 issue. For […]
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.
There are two ways to view Xpress’ Q&A with the candidates: Either click the candidates’ picture to see a text version of their answers or click the grid below. Patrick McHenry (I), Republican Andy Millard, Democrat
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 (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 […]
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 […]
Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry and Democratic challenger Tate MacQueen will hold their first and only local debate Oct. 27 at UNC Asheville.
The League of Conservation Voters released its National Environmental Scorecard Feb. 11, giving local congressmen Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadows some of the lowest scores in the country.
In an important Oct. 16 vote, Buncombe County’s Republican congressmen split over whether to reopen the government and avoid defaulting on the nation’s debt.
Rep. Patrick McHenry’s vote to tie federal government operations to a bill that defunds the Affordable Care Act is catching heat from local activists.
Facing a fluid and complex foreign policy situation, Western North Carolina’s congressional representatives stand opposed to approving military action against Syria, as urged by President Barack Obama.
More than 200 people showed up Aug. 7 for Rep. Patrick McHenry’s first-ever Buncombe County town hall. Attendees asked pointed questions about his positions on health care and a variety of other issues.
Congressman Patrick McHenry will hold an Aug. 7 town hall meeting in Swannanoa to give an update on his recent legislative activities and hear from constituents.
Despite poll numbers fueling speculation that he might run for U.S. Senate next year against Sen. Kay Hagan, Rep. Patrick McHenry says he’ll seek another term in the U.S. House representing Western North Carolina’s 10th District.