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2013 Municipal Election Information

Information regarding the Nov. 5, 2013 municipal elections in Buncombe County: Asheville City Council and Mayor, Black Mountain Aldermen and Mayor, Montreat Commissioner and Mayor, Weaverville Commissioner and Mayor, Woodfin Alderman, Mayor, and Water and Sewer.

Check out our 2013 Buncombe County Voter Guide for all the election information you need.

Not yet registered to vote?

As of October 15, 2013, if you have not yet registered to vote in Buncombe County, here is what you MUST DO to vote in 2013:

Not yet registered to vote in Buncombe County?

You may register AND vote in-person during the One-Stop Absentee Voting period. In order to do so, you must:

1)Go to a One-Stop Voting Site in your county of residence
2)Fill out a voter registration application
3)Provide proof of residency with appropriate form of identification with your current name and address
You may then vote ONLY at a One-Stop Voting Site in your county of registration during early voting period and NOT on Election Day.

Acceptable forms of identification include:

N.C. driver's license utility bill with name and address (phone, gas, electric, cable and/or water are acceptable) bank statement; paycheck or pay stub from employer student photo ID with a document from the school showing the student's name and current address government-issued document (passport, military ID, property or tax bill, auto registration, birth certificate, hunting license)

2013 Election Information

VIDEO of our 2013 Asheville City Council Candidate Forum is available here -- check it out!

Early Voting for municipal races in Buncombe County begins Thursday, Oct. 17 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 2.
If you're not registered to vote in Buncombe County, you may register and vote on the same day during this One-Stop Early Voting Period.
Saturday, Nov. 2 is your last day to register to vote in Buncombe County.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5. Polls will be open from 6:30am until 7:30pm.
You may not register to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5.

NO PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO VOTE IN THE 2013 ELECTION; photo ID will not be required to vote in NC until 2016.

Click here to find your current polling location or check your voter registration status.

If you live in Asheville or Black Mountain, be sure to check out our 2013 voter guide for more information about the candidates.

If you live in Montreat, Weaverville, or Woodfin, click here for more information about the candidates in your area.

The League has also partnered with the Weaverville Business Association to host a Weaverville Candidate Forum on October 24. More information is available here.

If you have further questions, please call the Buncombe County Board of Elections at 828-250-4200.