Vijay Kapoor was elected to Asheville City Council in November 2017.  His goal is to ensure that all Asheville residents go to sleep each night feeling safe, fed, healthy and valued.  He is working to make sure that Asheville City Council focuses on the needs of its residents and neighborhoods, that it permits only rational and responsible development, and that the city and the region have a diverse economy with strong wages.

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Sep 17, 2019

Let's Send a Real Message to Raleigh

Last week, I asked Council to think about this question: “What system best serves the average Asheville resident” as our guide to our decision on Council districts. Since then, I’ve continued to think about my own answer to this question.

Sep 11, 2019

An All At-Large System is Bad for Asheville

At last night's City Council meeting, we approved beginning the Charter amendment process to reinstate a City Council primary in March (which I supported) and to go back to the all at-large voting system (which I opposed).

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