Upcoming Elections


Elections for City of Hickory, Town of Long View, Hickory Public Schools, and Newton-Conover Schools may be delayed because of a delay with the US Census. More information will be posted once received from the State Board of Elections.

2021 Municipal Offices up for Election

2021 School Board Offices up for Election

City of Hickory Primary (if needed): October 5, 2021

  • If more than two candidates file for a seat, a primary will be held to narrow the candidates to two names for the November ballot

Municipal and City School Elections: November 2, 2021

  • Town of Brookford (Mayor and Aldermen)
  • Town of Catawba (Coucilmen)
  • City of Claremont (Mayor and Councilmen)
  • City of Conover (Mayor and Councilmen)
  • City of Hickory (Mayor and Aldermen)
  • Town of Long View (Mayor and Aldermen)
  • Town of Maiden (Mayor and Councilmen)
  • City of Newton (Council)
  • Hickory Public Schools (School Board)
  • Newton-Conover City Schools (School Board)


2022 Offices up for ElectionOffices up for Election

Federal, NC, Judicial, County, County Schools, Soil & Water Conservation District

  • Primary: March 8, 2022
  • Second Primary (if needed)
    • If only State/Local offices in runoff: April 26
    • If Federal offices in runoff: May 17
  • General: November 8, 2022

Dates are subject to change by NC Legislature