2022 WNC Candidate list (Asheville & Buncombe)
The primary election in North Carolina will be held May 17th. All seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and North Carolina General Assembly are on the ballot this year. The deadline to register to vote on primary day is April 22nd. The early voting period for the primary runs from April 28th to May 14th. Same day voter registration is available during early voting, but not on primary day. The deadline for civilians to request an absentee ballot is May 10th. Absentee ballots from civilians must be returned by close of business May 17th, the day of the primary election.
City of Asheville elections are officially non-partisan.
If in any race one candidate does not receive one vote over 30% of those cast, a runoff or second primary will be held between the two candidates who received the most votes. The date of those elections will either be July 5th or July 26th.
* = incumbent
ASHEVILLE BOARD OF EDUCATION (TOP 8 ADVANCE TO GENERAL ELECTION)
Jesse J. Warren
William (Bill) Young Jr.
ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL (TOP 6 ADVANCE TO GENERAL ELECTION)
Maggie Ullman Berthiaume
Sheneika E. Smith *
Antanette Mosley *
ASHEVILLE MAYOR (TOP 2 ADVANCE TO GENERAL ELECTION)
Esther Manheimer *
Michael L. Hayes
BUNCOMBE COUNTY CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT
Steven Cogburn *
BUNCOMBE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DISTRICT 1
Al Whitesides *
BUNCOMBE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DISTRICT 2
Robert Pressley *
BUNCOMBE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DISTRICT 3
Amanda Edwards *
BUNCOMBE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Todd Williams *
BUNCOMBE COUNTY SHERIFF
Quentin Miller *
Adrian (AJ) Fox