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The role of the Asheville Area Arts Council is to work with local community leaders and key strategic partners to form strong partnerships that support and advance the efforts of the local creative sector for the benefit of Buncombe County.

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Local Candidates

Asheville City Council Candidates

Buncombe County Commissioner Candidates

Brownie Newman (DEM)
Robert Pressley (REP)

District 1
Terri Wells (DEM)
Glenda P. Weinert (REP)

District 2
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (DEM)
Anthony Penland (REP)

District 3
Parker Sloan (DEM)
Joe Blecher (REP)

Election Information



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