Yancey GOP 2017 Convention

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Payment and registration will be taken care of at the door, which opens at 8:00am.

If you were a registered Republican as of January 31, 2017 you may seek the opportunity to serve as a delegate/alternate not only at the County Convention (March 25), but the District Convention (April 29) and the State Convention (June 2-3) as well.  The process for which decisions are made including state party platform, state party Chairman, other State party officers, begins at the Precinct Meetings.

The Precinct Meetings include the following business matters:

  • Elect Officers:
    • Chairman
    • Vice-Chairman
    • Secretary
    • as many Members at-Large as deemed necessary
  • Elect Delegates and Alternates to the County Convention

The County Convention will include the following business matters:

  • Elect County Officers
    • Chairman
    • Vice-Chairman
    • Secretary
    • as many Members at-Large as deemed necessary
  • Adopt or Amend a written County Plan of Organization
  • Elect Delegates and Alternate Delegates to District and State Conventions

Trump Sign Waving & Get Out the Vote Rally

Title: Trump Sign Waving & Get Out the Vote Rally
Location: Yancey GOP Headquarters
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Description: Come out and show your support for Trump and all other GOP candidates this Friday, November 4 at 4:30pm!

We’ll have drinks and pizza for those in attendance. Event to take place at the Yancey GOP Headquarters beside Pizza Hut.
Start Time: 16:30
Date: 2016-11-04
End Time: 18:30

Election Night Party

Title: Election Night Party
Location: The Burnsville Town Center, 6 South Main Street, Burnsville, NC
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Description: Tuesday, November 8 is the big day and we’re going to celebrate that night at the Burnsville Town Center. We’ll have the big screen set up to follow all of the election results.

Also, like we did with the Primary Watch Party, we encourage you to bring an appetizer dish/desert if you are able to do so.

It’s going to be great celebrating the GOP victories! Starts at 7pm.
Start Time: 19:30
Date: 2016-11-08

Yancey GOP Candidates File

20151201 GOP Candidates

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015 incumbent NC Representative Michele Presnell filed for reelection. Presnell is seeking her third term as Representative for the 118th District.
Additionally, incumbent Yancey County Commissioner Jeff Whitson filed for reelection seeking his second term for the board.
Political newcomer Rachel Austin filed for Yancey County Register of Deeds. Austin currently serves Assistant Director for Yancey County Emergency Operations.