Headquarters has moved to East Main Street, opposite the Fifth Third Bank and between First Citizens Bank and the Lincoln Cultural Center.
The next elections will be in 2020 for both State, County and the City of Lincolnton.
Election Sign Rules (outside the City):
GS § 136‑32. Regulation of signs.(b) Compliant Political Signs Permitted. – During the period beginning on the 30th day before the beginning date of “one‑stop” early voting under G.S. 163‑227.2 and ending on the 10th day after the primary or election day, persons may place political signs in the right‑of‑way of the State highway system as provided in this section. Signs must be placed in compliance with subsection (d) of this section and must be removed by the end of the period prescribed in this subsection.(c) Definition. – For purposes of this section, “political sign” means any sign that advocates for political action. The term does not include a commercial sign.(d) Sign Placement. – The permittee must obtain the permission of any property owner of a residence, business, or religious institution fronting the right‑of‑way where a sign would be erected. Signs must be placed in accordance with the following:(1) No sign shall be permitted in the right‑of‑way of a fully controlled access highway. [Note Hwy 321 is not permitted BUT Hwy 16 is]
(2) No sign shall be closer than three feet from the edge of the pavement of the road.(3) No sign shall obscure motorist visibility at an intersection.(4) No sign shall be higher than 42 inches above the edge of the pavement of the road.(5) No sign shall be larger than 864 square inches.(6) No sign shall obscure or replace another sign.(e) Penalties for Unlawful Removal of Signs. – It is a Class 3 misdemeanor for a person to steal, deface, vandalize, or unlawfully remove a political sign that is lawfully placed under this section.(f) Application Within Municipalities. – Pursuant to Article 8 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes, a city may by ordinance prohibit or regulate the placement of political signs on rights‑of‑way of streets located within the corporate limits of a municipality and maintained by the municipality. In the absence of an ordinance prohibiting or regulating the placement of political signs on the rights‑of‑way of streets located within a municipality and maintained by the municipality, the provisions of subsections (b) through (e) of this section shall apply. [Note: Lincolnton has its own rules]