Hansell election most exciting of smaller county communities

There's big drama in little Hansell following the Nov. 5 election for mayor and city council.

     The tiny community three miles east of Hampton has a big share of the election-night drama from Nov. 5, as a tie between two city council candidates has created a conundrum for the possible winner of the mayor's race – which was between two write-ins.

     The Hansell mayor's race did not have any official candidates and was between two write-in candidates.

     Write-in Jason Harper - who also was running for re-election as a Hansell city council member - defeated fellow write-in candidate Doug Symens by a 15-9 margin.

     On the Hansell City Council, the drama deepened as four candidates were elected for the five seats. However, two candidates were tied for the fifth and final seat.

Read the full article in the Nov. 13 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.