Candidate filing is closed for the 2018 state and local election. It appears every local race in Buncombe County will be contested, except for the Buncombe County Commssion District One seat currently held by Al Whitesides and the Steve Cogburn will be unopposed in his re-election bid for Clerk of Superior Court. Primary day is May 8th. In the 10th Congressional District Republican Representative Patrick McHenry faces five primary challengers. Three Democrats will vie for the chance to unseat Congressman Mark Meadows in the 11th. Five Democrats have filed to run for Sheriff, as have two Libertarians. The Democratic Party will have primaries for Buncombe County Commission races in Districts 2 and 3.
See all candidates who've filed HERE.