~ Press Release ~
On Wednesday, September 12th, Asheville City Councilman Carl Mumpower committed to running as a Republican candidate for the 11th District Congressional seat. Mumpower, who has served for 6 years as an independent conservative voice on Asheville's liberal City Council has vowed to stay the course on this important political race.
Mumpower highlights a commitment to what he defines as essential issues as the foundation of his principles over politics approach to public service. Some of those issues include securing our borders; resisting a ballooning national debt; challenging Washington's indulgence of special interests; reducing bureaucratic strangulation of our education; business and health care systems; redirecting our energies in the fight against the harms of hard drugs; and renewing a national priority on enforcing existing laws over making new ones.
When asked to share one statement that broadly defines his position on the issues, Mumpower offered, It is the a dedication to the American Success Equation of liberty, opportunity and responsibility that we best secure a future of hope for our children and sustain America as a model for the people of the world reaching for a light.
Mumpower indicates his campaign approach will be straight forward. I want the people of WNC to know my name, that I am running for Congress, and where I stand on the issues they will take it from there.
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