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Trump Wins County, Biden Wins Country – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Elections completed canvassing of votes on Friday, officially certifying the Nov. 3 general election results in the county. According to the official canvass totals provided, on Election Day 3,474... — Updated 11/16/2020


Provisional Ballot Numbers Reported For N.C.

The following information comes from the N.C. State Board of Elections: Under state law, elections officials must release the number of provisional ballots cast in each county by noon two days after the election. The State Board... — Updated 11/6/2020


Edwards, Johnson Are Returning To Raleigh – Transylvania County, NC

With the unofficial vote count in, Republican incumbents N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson appear to be returning to the state house. Edwards has won another term... — Updated 11/4/2020


Republicans Win In Commissioners' Race

With the unofficial vote count in, Republicans Teresa McCall, Larry Chapman, Jason Chappell and Jake Dalton are set to take seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.... — Updated 11/4/2020


Transylvania County Votes Republican In Statewide Races – Transylvania County, NC

Statewide, North Carolina state races are neck-and-neck with few Democrats claiming victory as of Wednesday. Transylvania County results, however, show voters decidedly picked GOP candidates across the board. In the race for lieute... — Updated 11/4/2020


Johnson Defeats McKeller In District Court Judge Race – Transylvania County, NC

Republican Gene Johnson beat incumbent Democrat Mack McKeller for N.C. District Court Judge District 29B, Seat 2. In Transylvania County, Johnson had 10,134 votes to McKeller’s 9,682. Districtwide, Johnson received 56,446 to... — Updated 11/4/2020


Local Officials Report Smooth Election Process – Transylvania County, NC

Despite an Election Day unlike any in local history, and with the presidential election still up for grabs, local election officials say things went smoothly in Transylvania County. “We were very pleased with the processes in... — Updated 11/4/2020


Receipt Deadline Is Nov. 12 For Ballots Postmarked By Election Day

County boards of elections in North Carolina will accept mail-in ballots received by Nov. 12, as long as they are postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 3. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, Oct. 28, to uphold this deadline.... — Updated 11/2/2020


State Board Of Elections Offers Tips For Election Day Voters

Tuesday is Election Day. The State Board of Elections offers the following tips for Election Day voters: •On Election Day, polls across North Carolina are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Voters in line at 7:30 p.m. will be able... — Updated 11/2/2020


State: 97 Percent Of Ballot Results Will Be Known Election Night

The N.C. State Board of Elections anticipates that the results reported by the end of election night will include 97 percent or more of all ballots cast in North Carolina in the 2020 general election. As always, the remaining ballo... — Updated 11/2/2020


State Board Of Elections Addresses Voter Assistance

Recently, questions have arisen about the law pertaining to assistance to voters at voting sites. The State Board of Elections will investigate credible allegations of improper assistance. The following are guidelines regarding... — Updated 11/2/2020


Early Voting Ends – Transylvania County, NC

Early voting ended Saturday in Transylvania County, with 13,018 of the county’s 26,305 registered voters taking part. That number represents 49.49 percent of registered voters in the county. “We’ve heard a lot of great... — Updated 11/2/2020


Election 2020: Two voting locations in Transylvania County

•When early voting begins on Oct. 15, there will be two locations to cast ballots: Rosman Town Hall and the old Kmart building beside Ingles in Brevard. In last Thursday’s edition, a public service announcement incorrectly... — Updated 10/5/2020


2020 Election: Safety on Election Day

With COVID-19 continuing to afflict the nation, and with a heated election season expected to fuel high voter turnout, local election officials say they’re doing everything they can to ensure the safety of voters and poll... — Updated 10/5/2020


State Candidates Take Questions – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's note: The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual forum for the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners, which were recently reported on, and... — Updated 9/22/2020


School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC

From increasing teacher supplements to providing more behavioral and mental health services for students, the four candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Education agreed... — Updated 9/22/2020


Commissioner Candidates Square Off – Transylvania County, NC

Seven candidates seeking three seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners went head to head last Thursday night during the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of... — Updated 9/22/2020


Virtual Candidate Forum Thursday – Transylvania County, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Candidates Forum from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, virtually, due to COVID-19. The forum will be made available to the public via several options, according to a... — Updated 9/7/2020


Early Voting To Be Held At Old Kmart – Transylvania County, NC

In a recent special meeting, the Transylvania County Board of Elections unanimously amended the One Stop Early Voting plan to change the Brevard early voting site from the library’s Rogow Room to the Old Kmart store (next to... — Updated 8/26/2020


Lawmakers Take Questions At Recent Chamber Event

Editor’s Note: Recently, N.C. State Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. House Rep. Jake Johnson during a Zoom meeting hosted by the Transylvania and Henderson County chambers of commerce gave legislative update and answered questions. A... — Updated 8/26/2020


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