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Monday, November 14, 2011

The History of At-Large voting in Hickory - The HDR articles and Council Minutes Documents

The following are the documents related to the changing of the municipal elections for Hickory City Council from Direct Ward to a Modified At-Large system as referred to in the articles: 

1961 -- A lesson in Hickory's History
1967 - How we got where we are today

Left Click the Images below, then right click and choose view image, and finally click the magnifying glass to see image in full size. And remember Ctrl+ will further increase image size.

Changes in Hickory Charter Discussed at Kiwanis Meet - Hickory Daily Record - 3/1/1961

2 Changes made by Board - Hickory Daily Record -February 22, 1967

Hickory Charter Revision Discussed For County Bar - Hickory Daily Record - 3/1/1961

At -Large elections Included - Hickory Daily Record - March 6, 1967

Hickory Charter Revision Wins Uphill Approval - Hickory Daily Record - May 12, 1967

Hickory City Council Minutes - Special Session - Monday March 6, 1967

Hickory City Council Minutes - Regular Meeting - March 7, 1967 - Starts at bottom of 471 and Rhyne vote changed during second reading on page 472.

City Council Regular Meeting - March 21, 1967 - Wards in the City of Hickory

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