Hamlet Town Council Candidate Withdraws from Ballot


The Town Convention in Hamlet has one less candidate to choose from.

According to information provided by the Starke County Clerk’s Office, Tamara Brantley has withdrawn her name from the ballot. She was previously running for the Hamlet Council Ward 3 seat.

The Starke County Clerk’s office did not provide a reason as to why the Democrat pulled her name from the list.

Candidates are facing an August 3rd deadline to either declare their candidacy or withdraw their names from the ballot for communities hosting Town Conventions.

A handful of other candidates running for the other Wards up for election remain among those wishing to run.