Buncombe County Submitted: September 14, 2021 | Updated: September 14, 2021

[See Editor’s Note](September 2021) Submission related to “Members of the Board of Elections”

Original Subject:
Members of the Board of Elections

Original Message:
“I would like to request copies of all current members of the Board of Elections Oaths and Bonds taken when entered into office.”

Government Entity:
Buncombe County

Start Date / End Date:
December 01, 2019 - August 12, 2021

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Editor’s Note 08/12/21: We apologize for the delay in processing and publishing this request on our site. Sunshine Request is a project built and run by a small team at PRC Applications. We run the site in addition to our primary business. While we will always do our best to process and follow up on requests as quickly as possible, there may be occasional delays, depending on our availability in a given week or month.

The submission above has been marked as “Completed”. As originally written it is unclear what specific records the sender hopes to receive, and to whom this request is being addressed, as well as what group of people the content of the request applies to. For example — Is this regarding “Members of the Board of Elections’ Oaths and Bonds”, or, “Members of the Buncombe County, NC Board of Elections”, “Buncombe County Board of Elections”, etc.?

We will assume what the requester may mean is:

Please provide a current copy of the Oaths and Bonds taken by NC Board of Elections Members [whom specifically are you referring to? It’s unclear] when they entered into office [this is unclear, but the dates indicated were 12/01/19 to 08/12/21].

However — This is not written clearly enough for us to process the request.

Please review these links related to “oath” and “bond”:

If that doesn’t satisfy the question, please submit a new request to our website, clarifying the exact info you’d like to receive. Please write this as though it is being addressed to the entity you’d like us to send it. Please be specific about any dates that are related to the requested info.

This will help us ensure that we are requesting the exact info the sender hopes to receive.

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Status: Completed


  • September 14, 2021 2:27 pm

    2 years ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending