All posts in ELECTION 2012

Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press
January 24, 2013, No comments

Only three out of 18 counties in Western North Carolina beat the state average for turnout in the November election, according to a study released this week.

Rep. Mark Meadows

Congressman-elect Meadows receives committee assignments

December 6, 2012, No comments

Meadows has been assigned to serve on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, according to his campaign ...


WNC adds to its legislative clout. Now what?

November 20, 2012, No comments

November's election marked a further shift in the Western North Carolina's political power, and some say the region's status in the North Carolina Leg ...

With Tuesday's election, a new slate of officials will serve on everything from local conservation districts to the N.C. General Assembly. Here, a collection of the best in local, regional, statewide and national reporting about the election, including countywide and national results. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

UPDATE: WNC post-election: The best local, regional, statewide election reporting

November 7, 2012, No comments

After the election, Carolina Public Press is expanding our "Regional Buzz" section -- normally found to the right -- to bring you more direct links to ...

  • Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    WNC early voters fail to surpass 2008 level
    November 5, 2012, No comments

    According to the most-recent tally recorded by the state board after early voting ended, there were overall 6,302 fewer early voters in the 18 WNC counties this year than in 2008, though some counties -- Avery, Clay, Henderson, Mitchell, Tr ...

  • Patsy Keever
    UPDATE: How Patsy Keever is funding her campaign
    October 31, 2012, No comments

    Latest finance records show Asheville Democrat Patsy Keever has, as of Oct. 17, raised more than $495,000 to fund her election campaign for the 10th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Carolina Public Press takes a look at his fi ...