Tag: election

NC Primary Elections Draw Criticism for Poor Voter Education, Engagement Despite Record Turnout

NC Primary Elections Draw Criticism for Poor Voter Education, Engagement Despite Record Turnout

Polling stations opened in Asheville and Buncombe County for the North Carolina Presidential Preference Primary and other statewide primary elections on March 15 after a record-breaking period of early voting. One Asheville resident electioneering outside the polling station at North Buncombe Elementary said she believes the national election, in particular, has inspired widespread voter participation. […]

“Granny D” for Bernie Sanders

“Granny D” for Bernie Sanders

On Monday, WNC for Bernie Sanders hosted “Go Granny D!” at New Mountain in downtown Asheville. The show is performed by Barbara Bates Smith and Jeff Sebens, and is about the late Granny D, a 90-year-old woman who walked across America to protest campaign reform, according to WNC for Bernie Sanders’ website. Carole Schaefer, the […]