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Early Voting Gets Underway, Municipal Election Later This Month

Early voting is underway for the Hickory Municipal Election July 26. Voters can cast ballots at Highland Recreation Center in Hickory until Saturday, July 23. There are two candidates apiece for Mayor and the City Council seat in Ward 5. Incumbent Hank Guess is running against Al Hoover for Mayor, and the two City Council candidates are incumbent David Zagaroli and challenger Chris Simmons.

Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, they’ll be closed the weekends of July 9 & 10 and July 16 & 17. Voters can cast ballots between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Election Day is Tuesday, July 26.