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Voice of Denton interviewed your candidates for the upcoming City Council election, asking your questions. Topics covered in the interviews include the candidates’ plans for the city if elected mayor or council member, their thoughts on current hot topics affecting the city, and their vision for Denton’s future.

May 7, 2022 Early Voting Locations

Early Voting Dates and Times:

  • April (abril) 25 – 30        
    • Mon. – Sat. (lunes – sábado)      
      • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • May (mayo) 1                  
    • Sun.  (domingo)                        
      • 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • May (mayo) 2 – 3           
    • Mon. – Tue. (lunes – martes)      
      • 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

May 7, 2022 Election Day Locations

Election Day Date and Times:

  • May 7, 2022 (7 de mayo de 2022)
    • 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Candidates for Mayor

Gerard Hudspeth

Gerard Hudspeth Candidate for Mayor of Denton
Gerard Hudspeth Candidate for Mayor of Denton

Paul Meltzer

Paul Meltzer Candidate for Mayor of Denton
Paul Meltzer Candidate for Mayor of Denton

Candidates for Place 6

Amber Briggle

Amber Briggle Candidate for Place 6 of Denton
Amber Briggle Candidate for Place 6 of Denton

Chris Watts

Chris Watts Candidate for Place 6 of Denton
Chris Watts Candidate for Place 6 of Denton

Candidates for Place 5

Brandon Chase McGee

Brandon Chase McGee Candidate for Place 5 of Denton
Brandon Chase McGee Candidate for Place 5 of Denton

Daniel Clanton

Daniel Clanton Candidate for Place 5 of Denton
Daniel Clanton Candidate for Place 5 of Denton

Candidate Questions – May 7, 2022 – General Election

● How long have you lived in Denton?
● In quick rapid-fire answers, what are the three things you love the most about Denton?
● Why are you running for a position on Denton’s City Council/as Mayor of Denton?
● Denton has been experiencing a lot of growth over the past few years. How can it continue to expand while still keeping its local Downtown Square charm and small-town feel?
● What are your views on expanding public transit in Denton?
● There are a lot of road construction projects going on in Denton, with more scheduled to begin soon. What are your thoughts on these road construction projects and the frustrations they may cause Dentonites?
● What do you think about the skyrocketing housing prices in Denton and if elected, what do you intend to do to help keep people from being priced out of their homes?
● What are some of the charities and nonprofits you support in Denton?
● Please tell us about an obstacle you faced during your life you feel helped prepare you for a position on Denton City Council/to be Mayor of Denton.
● What are your hopes for the future of Denton — where do you see Denton going?

City of  Denton Councilmember, Place 5

City of Denton Councilmember, Place 6

City of Denton Councilmember, Place 7 (Mayor)

Denton County-Wide Results 

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