2021 Local Election

Election Day 2021 will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

This year, residents will vote for mayor and five commissioners at Davidson Town Hall or Hopewell Baptist Church, depending on precinct assignments (for Mecklenburg County) and at Mt. Mourne Fire Department in Mooresville for Davidson Pointe residents.

For a complete list of Mecklenburg County candidates, please click here.

Board of Elections Information

To vote as a resident of North Carolina, you must be a registered North Carolina voter.  Registration information can be found here. Print out the application and send it to the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections (PO Box 31788 Charlotte, NC 28231) or, if you have a NC driver's license or Identification Card, register online here

Key Election Dates

  • Voter registration deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
  • One stop early voting begins: Thursday, October 23, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. See the schedule here. Davidson residents will now be able to vote early at the Davidson Public Library!
  • Last day to request an absentee ballot by mail: Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Click here for a Mecklenburg County application.
  • One stop early voting ends: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Election Day 2021: Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Absentee return deadline: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

For a full list of upcoming deadlines and dates, please click on this link.

For more information on voting in Mecklenburg County, please visit www.meckboe.org.  

The Iredell County voter application (for Davidson Pointe residents) can be found here, and other Iredell County election information is located on its Board of Elections website.

Candidate Forums

Residents are encouraged to virtually attend an election forum in October. The election for mayor and five commissioners for the Davidson Board of Commissioners will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. All forums are free and open to the public.

October 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m: Davidson Learns - Virtual
Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/5282350917
Meeting ID: 528 235 0917
For technical assistance, please email specialevents@davidsonlearns.org

October 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m: 206 Democrats- Virtual. View PDF with details.

October 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m: Lake Norman Chamber - Virtual

October 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m: River Run Property Owners Association Board - Virtual

General Information

Voting in the United States is free and voluntary; this is an opportunity to let your voice be heard!

To vote, one must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age on election day. States also require various periods of residency before voting is permitted. Most states have two other rules as well: A voter cannot be a felon (someone who has committed a serious crime) or mentally incompetent.

For comprehensive voting information, please see the following:

North Carolina Board of Elections

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections

Iredell County Board of Elections

Election Resources

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