Cecil Bothwell

Cecil Bothwell DEMDemocrat

American politician in North Carolina (born 1950)

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Cecil BothwellDEMDemocrat American politician in North Carolina (born 1950)
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Cecil Bothwell (born 16 October 1950) is an American politician, writer, artist, musician and builder. Bothwell was elected to the Asheville, North Carolina city council in 2009 and reelected in 2013, but lost in the 2017 primary, coming in 7th out of 12 candidates. In 2011, Bothwell announced he would challenge U.S. Representative Heath Shuler in the Democratic primary for North Carolina's 11th congressional district in the 2012 U.S. House of Representatives election. On May 8, 2012, he lost the Democratic primary to Hayden Rogers by a margin of 55–30 percent.

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Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Brave Ulysses Books
2000 - Current
Finding Your Way in Asheville
WPVM 103.5FM
Former Managing Editor
Mountain Xpress
Founding Editor
Radio Commentator
WNCW 88.7 FM
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Founding Member
Western North Carolina for Death Penalty Repeal
Founding Member
Asheville People Advocating Real Conservancy
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)