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15.	Williams Parker stands outside of the West Asheville Public Library on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, recruiting prospective voters to sign a petition asking to allow Green Party candidates to be let on future ballots in North Carolina. Colby Rabon / Carolina Public Press
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March 31, 2016, Comments Off on Crunching the partisan numbers in WNC

Breaking down voter registrations by party reveals some surprising trends, points the way for campaign strategists.

2.	Sofia Brown; age 5, looks on as her mother Sandra Brown fills out her ballot at the West Asheville Public Library on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 15.  The library experienced a steady flow of voters. Coby Rabon / Carolina Public Press

WNC residents less dense, more politically active

March 30, 2016, 1 Comment

Counties in Western North Carolina are offsetting slower population growth with increased voter registration and higher turnout to hold line on politi ...

WNC's State House Districts

Demographic trends set to shake up WNC politics

January 20, 2016, 1 Comment

Aging population and in-migration in lower numbers than elsewhere will cost western counties in redistricting after 2020 census.