Slate of newcomers qualify in Hampton

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Qualifying for city council positions occurred last week and Moving Henry Forward reached out to the cities for an update. A total of thirteen positions will be on the ballot this November within our municipalities.

Qualifying for all positions ended on Friday, August 23, at 4:30 pm at each city’s respective city hall. This article has been updated with all candidates after the close of qualifying.


The city of Hampton has three at-large positions on this year’s ballot. Eight individuals qualified to run for the positions.

  • Henry L Byrd (I)
  • Dexter Cladd
  • Sherry Ann Chaney
  • Monica Davis
  • Martin R Meeks
  • Mary Ann Mitcham
  • Adrian Stroud
  • Ann Tarpley (I)

Sitting council member Elton Brown did not qualify and his term will end at the end of the year. Brown was first elected to the council in 2017 and has been involved in several ethics complaints this year.

Be sure and check out the candidates in Locust Grove, Stockbridge and McDonough.

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Clayton Carte is the founder and owner of Moving Henry Forward Community News. Since 2017, he has written over 900 articles sharing local updates with the community. Now, in 2022, he is running for Georgia State House District 117 to advocate for Henry County at the State Capitol.