Buncombe County

The Buncombe County Democratic Party has a long, proud tradition of electing Democrats in Western North Carolina. In 1920 Buncombe County elected Lillian Exum Clement, the first female to serve in any state legislature in the southeast. Marie Colton, House of Representatives 1979-1994 and First Woman Speaker Pro Tempore of the NC House.The quality of our candidates has always been strong. From Senator Herbert Hyde to Congressman James Clarke to Senator Martin Nesbitt, the legacy they have left for Western North Carolina on women’s rights, the environment, education, and other important issues, will be long lasting.

Buncombe County’s Democratic Party is part of both the 10th Congressional District and 11th Congressional District Democratic Party of North Carolina and the North Carolina Democratic Party.  The BCDP consists of a group of Officers, County Precinct Officers, County Executive Committee and Auxiliaries (Clubs) and Caucuses. The heart of the BCDP is run by its incredible and dedicated volunteers.

Annual County Convention

Each year, every Democratic Party in every county all across North Carolina gathers together for an annual convention. At our precinct meetings in February, attendees elected delegates to represent each precinct at this annual gathering. Conventions ar…


Democratic Happenings in Buncombe County

Upcoming Events February 13, 2018 and Beyond! 2018 Annual Cluster Meetings were scheduled for Feb 10 & 17. The final four meet this Saturday, February 17. If you live in these areas, (click here to look up your precinct) please show up and support your neighborhood Democrats! Leicester 2018 Annual Cluster Meeting for Precincts 52.1, […]


Democratic Saturday in Buncombe

January 20th was full of excitement all across Buncombe county! Hundreds marched in the Black Mountain Women’s March, which began at 9:30a.m. in downtown Black Mountain. Asheville’s 2018 Women’s March kicked off from Memorial Stadium, marching up Biltm…