• Elections Results for office of Hopewell City Mayor

    On Tuesday, January 5th, Hopewell City Council elected a new mayor and vice mayor. The results were as follows:

    Hopewell City Council Reorganization Meeting
    Mayor Election

    1. Councilor Pelham nominated Councilor Gore-----------vote failed (3-4, Councilors Randolph, Partin, Denton, and Bennett dissenting)
    2. Councilor Randolph nominated Councilor Bennett----vote pass (4-3, Councilors Holloway, Gore, and Pelham dissenting) 
    3. Councilor Holloway nominated Councilor Pelham-----did not receive a vote, because Councilor Bennett was elected Mayor
    Vice Mayor Election
    1. Councilor Pelham nominated Councilor Gore-----------vote failed (3-4, Councilors Randolph, Partin, Denton, and Bennett dissenting)
    2. Councilor Randolph nominated Councilor Partin-------vote pass (4-3, Councilors Holloway, Gore, and Pelham dissenting)
    Mayor Bennett and Vice Mayor Partin will be sworn in by the Clerk of Court, Tammy Ward this week.