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Local & State Government

Senate Bill 285 - Equal Representation for Asheville

Local & State Government

Senate Bill 285 - Equal Representation for Asheville

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Electing Asheville city council would change from electing members at-large to dividing city into six districts
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June 27, 2017
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Asheville currently has six city councils members who are elected at-large. This bill would split the city council members into 6 districts and require that city councils members are elected in their own districts, allowing for only the mayor to be elected at-large. Read more about it in this NC Policy Watch article.

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Placed on the House Calendar for a vote, Tuesday, 6/27/2017
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