Avery & Ashe County Vote Solidly Republican in 2016 General Election

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1:10 pm


Compiled by Jesse Wood

See how Avery County and Ashe County constituents voted on Election Day. Both counties voted staunchly Republican. Ashe County voters preferred Donald Trump for president by about 70 percent, while Avery County voters gave him 76 percent support. Those numbers generally held up across the two ballots.

Note that the hyper-local races for Avery County, such as the county commission and county school board take place during the primary. For Ashe County, only two candidates ran for two seats on the school board – C.B. Jones and Lee Beckworth. They, of course, won.

For more election coverage, scroll the front page of HCPress.com. To peruse these results below, click to the State Board of Elections website. 







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