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.

Evening of Gratitude

Evening of Gratitude 2015

Join us on Friday, November 13 to honor the service of retired Yancey County Sheriff Kermit Banks. Sheriff Banks served in law enforcement for 40 plus years and was sheriff of Yancey for over 36 years, making him one of the longest serving sheriffs in state history. This evening will celebrate one of Yancey County and North Carolina’s finest civil servants.

Friday, November 13, 2015, 6:30pm

The Burnsville Town Center in Burnsville, NC

Kindly RSVP by November 4. You can do so by visiting the Event Page by clicking here.

Or download the RSVP form by clicking here and mail to The Yancey County Republican Party at PO Box 1776, Burnsville, NC 28714

Event cost information as follows:

  • Attendee – $25
  • Friend – $100
  • Bronze Level Sponsor – $150
  • Silver Level Sponsor – $200
  • Gold Level Sponsor – $250
  • Platinum Level Sponsor – $500
  • Diamond Level Sponsor – $1,000

– Paid for by the Yancey County Republican Party –

  • According to NC State Board of Elections, contributions must list contributor’s name, complete mailing address, occupation and employer information.
  • Contributions are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Contributions from corporations, business entities, labor unions, professional associations or insurance companies are prohibited. Anonymous contributions are prohibited.

Boots & BBQ

  
On Saturday, August 1, join Rep. Michele Presnell for a night of good food and fellowship. Congressman Mark Meadows will be in attendance and Bubba’s Good Eats will be serving up some deliciousness! 

The event begins at 4pm and to RSVP call or text 828-208-3874. The event will be $25 per person.

Hunter Murphy Visits with Yancey GOP

At the Yancey County Republican meeting Hunter Murphy, candidate for Court of Appeals, spoke to those in attendance. He passionately shared the importance of electing conservative judges throughout the state in 2016.
Hunter Murphy
Hunter Murphy
Hunter resides in Waynesville, NC with his wife Kellie and their 5 year old twins, Brayden and Eden. To learn more about Hunter visit his website by CLICKING HERE

NCGOP Elects Michele Nix as Vice Chairman

On June 6, 2015 in Raleigh, delegates to the 2015 North Carolina Republican State Convention elected Michele Nix as the next Vice Chairman of the state Republican Party (NCGOP). She is currently the Chairman of the Lenoir County Republican Party and will serve along with newly elected NCGOP Chairman Hasan Harnett.

“The Republican Party needs those in leadership who can and will attract like-minded individuals from all walks of life, including minorities, women and youth,” said Chairman Harnett. “Teamwork makes the dream work, and Michele and I will work together to grow the party and ensure a Republican victory in 2016.”

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Michele Nix