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Candidate Filing Periods


The 2018 Candidate Filing Period begins at noon on February 12, 2018 and ends at noon on February 28, 2018 for:

  • The U.S. House
  • N.C. Senate
  • N.C. House
  • District Attorney
  • most other state offices

Filing will also be open for:

  • Clerk of Superior Court
  • Buncombe County Sheriff
  • County Commissioner seats for Districts 1, 2, and 3

Filing Period for:

  • all judicial offices is June 18, 2018 through June 29, 2018
  • the Buncombe County Board of Education (Enka, Erwin, and Reynolds Districts) begins at noon on July 6, 2018 and ends at noon on Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor (2 seats) will begin at noon on June 11, 2018 and end at noon on July 6, 2018

For more information, contact Election Services at 250-4200.