Offices Up for Election

Candidates interested in filing for office must do so during the designated filing period.

2019 Municipal & City Schools Elections : Tuesday, Nov 6th, 2018

[All seats are non-partisan]


Municipal Offices

Filing Begins: Noon, Friday July 5, 2019
Filing Ends: Noon, Friday, July 19, 2019

Town of Brookford Fee $5

  • Aldermen (2 seats)

Town of Catawba Fee $5

  • Mayor (1 seat)
  • Councilmen (2 seats)

City of Claremont Fee $5

  • Councilmen (3 seats)

City of Conover Fee $5

  • Councilmen (3 seats)

City of Hickory Fee $12

  • Alderman Ward 1 (1 seat)
  • Alderman Ward 2 (1 seat)
  • Alderman Ward 3 (1 seat)

*Note: If more than 3 candidates file for a specific seat, a Hickory Primary will be held Oct 8, 2019

Town of Long View Fee $5

  • Alderman Ward 1 (1 seat)
  • Alderman Ward 3 (1 seat)
  • Alderman Ward 4 (1 seat)

Town of Maiden Fee $5

  • Mayor (1 seat)
  • Councilmen (3 seats)

City of Newton Fee $5

  • Mayor (1 seat)
  • Council (3 seats)

Newton-Conover City Schools

Filing Begins: Noon, Friday, Aug 16, 2019
Filing Ends: Noon, Friday, Sep 6, 2019
Fee: $5

  • Newton District Board Member (1 seat)
  • Conover District Board Member (2 seats)

Hickory Public Schools

Filing Begins: Noon, Friday, Aug 16, 2019
Filing Ends: 5pm, Friday, Sep 6, 2019
Fee: $5

  • School Board Member Ward 4 (1 seat)
  • School Board Member Ward 6 (1 seat)
  • At-Large Board Member (1 seat)

Qualifications for offices (PDF)

Printable version with incumbents (PDF)