Public Education

Supporting our public schools and educators is critical to our future. Our County Commission is making historic investments in our school infrastructure and encouraging innovation in the classrooms.

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Energy and Environmental Leadership

Commissioner Newman sponsored the Energy Independence Initiative that will reduce Buncombe County's carbon footprint by 80% and save taxpayers money by lowering utility expenses in public facilities.

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About Brownie Newman

Brownie Newman grew up on a working farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. His experience includes helping grow a successful Asheville business, leading regional and state environmental initiatives and more than a decade of service as a local elected official in Asheville and Buncombe County.

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Commissioner Brownie Newman needs your vote for Chair of the Buncombe County Commission. Every registered voter in Buncombe County can vote in this election. Voting begins Thursday, October 20 at Early Voting sites throughout the County. Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, when you must vote at your polling location.