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Tune in for Analysis of Mid-term Election Today at 6pm on WCQS, 88.1

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – Political Science Professors Bill Sabo and Mark Gibney will offer post-election analysis live on public radio’s “Conversations” program, 6 p.m. Wednesday. “Conversations” is broadcast on WCQS, 88.1 FM in Asheville.

Professors Sabo and Gibney will handle questions from host David Hurand and from listeners. To participate in the on-air discussion, call 828.210.4838 during the program. For more information, go to wcqs.org.

Statewide Election Results Now Available at the State Board of Elections Website

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

You can now view all the statewide and local elections results at the North Carolina State Board of Elections Website.

To View:  NCSBE

5 Mistakes to Avoid When You Vote

Friday, October 29th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – Make sure your vote counts – when you vote, don’t make any of these common mistakes:

  1. Completely Fill in the Oval. Please take time to fill in the complete oval.  Don’t check it or X it or your vote may not count.
  2. There’s More on the Back. Don’t forget, there is a second page of candidates to vote for this year.
  3. Voting Straight Party? You’re Not Finished Voting. Voting a straight party ticket will NOT cast a vote for non-partisan races. Voters must fill in their choices for those races separately.
  4. Voting on November 2 Must be Done at Your Assigned Precinct. Not all of the sites used for Early Voting will be open on Election Day, and the ones that are can only be used by people who live in that precinct.
  5. Know Your Assigned Voting Precinct Prior to November 2. Find your precinct by calling 250-4200 (press 4, press 1, enter your 6 digit birthdate, house number, and 5 digit zip code) or by visiting buncombecounty.org/vote. Keep in mind that if you have moved, you may have a different voting precinct.

And don’t forget… You can vote early (map to Early Voting locations) until Saturday, October 30 at 1 p.m. or you can vote in your precinct on November 2.

Absentee Ballot Deadline Approaching

Friday, October 29th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – If you are voting by absentee ballot, your deadline is fast approaching.

All absentee ballots must be:

  • received in the Board of Elections office at 35 Woodfin Street in downtown Asheville no later than 5 p.m. on November 1

or

  • postmarked by November 2 and received by 5 p.m. on November 5

in order to be counted.

For more information about elections, contact the Election Services Office at 250-4200 or online at buncombecounty.org/vote.

Last Day to Vote Early – October 30

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – Avoid the lines – vote early for the 2010 General Election. Hours of operation for early voting sites:

  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The last day to vote early is Saturday, October 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all sites. For more information, call Buncombe County Election Services at 250-4200.

One Stop Voting has Begun

Monday, October 18th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – Avoid the lines – vote early for the 2010 General Election starting October 18. Hours of operation for early voting sites:

  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The last day to vote early is Saturday, October 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all sites. For more information, call Buncombe County Election Services at 250-4200.

Buncombe County Election Services Has Moved

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – The offices of Election Services is now located at 35 Woodfin Street in downtown Asheville.

They are located on the main floor at 35 Woodfin Street (former Buncombe County Health Center across from the YMCA downtown).  Parking for Election Services is in front of the building or in the College Street parking deck just adjacent to the building.

For questions or assistance with Election Services, call 250-4200.

Kids Voting Day Scheduled for October 30

Monday, October 4th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – Take a student to any early voting location on Saturday, October 30 and vote together. What a powerful way to teach the kids in your life great citizenship skills and the principles of democracy.

Saturday, October 30 – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All Early Voting Locations

This event is sponsored by Kids Voting Buncombe County, an all-volunteer, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to securing the future of democracy by educating and involving youth in the election process.  building Better Voters, One Student at a Time.  More information is available at kidsvotingbc.org.

2010 General Election – One Stop Early Voting Locations

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Early Voting begins October 14th with all sites open on October 18th. For a detailed listing of all the one stop voting sites, click the link below.

One Stop Early Voting Flyer

Voter Registration Deadline – October 8

Monday, September 20th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – All voters who wish to vote in their precincts on Election Day have until 5 p.m. Friday, October 8 to register to vote.

Voters that have changed any of their residence information since their last voting experience are encouraged to make these changes by the October 8 deadline. If voters miss this deadline, they may still register and vote or change any of their information at one of Buncombe’s fourteen One-Stop Early Voting sites.

Visit buncombecounty.org/vote or call 250-4200 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week for detailed information.