Equal Means Equal Screening!

In honor of Women’s Equality Week, ERA-NC is hosting a screening of the documentary Equal Means Equal August 28th. Join us at Asheville Pizza and Brewing on Merrimon Ave. at 6:30pm! Tickets are $10, and there will be a panel discussion

Judges: No special elections for redrawn NC districts

From Asheville Citizen Times. RALEIGH – Federal judges on Monday rejected a request by North Carolina voters who sued over General Assembly district boundaries to hold special elections next March in new districts once lines are redrawn to eliminate illegal

Asheville residents to vote on whether to divide city into districts

From the Asheville Citizen Times ASHEVILLE – Residents will get to vote Nov. 7 on whether to divide the City Council into districts — or if the governing body should stay as it is, with council members elected by all city

Candidates set for Asheville area fall primaries, elections

From Asheville Citizen Times Following the noon Friday filing deadline, candidates are now set for this fall’s races for Asheville mayor, City Council and other municipal elections in Buncombe County. Four people, including incumbent Esther Manheimer, will compete in a mayoral

Sweeping changes proposed for North Carolina judicial, prosecutor elections

From Fayetteville Observer Legislation to dramatically reshape how judges and prosecutors are elected in North Carolina was unveiled Sunday and Monday and is the House is expected to vote on it today. The legislation may force some incumbent judges in

House tentatively approves Asheville council districts bill

From Asheville Citizen Times RALEIGH – A bill to require that most of Asheville City Council be elected from six single-member districts passed the House 67-49 on the first of two required votes Tuesday. That probably means the way is clear