(Charleston, SC) – The filing period for all persons desiring to run as candidates in the City of Charleston’s Municipal General Election to be held on November 7, 2023, opened on Monday, August 7, 2023, at 12:00 Noon and will close on Monday, August 21, 2023, at 12:00 Noon.
A Charleston native, Burke and Citadel graduate, Lieutenant Colonel in the SC Army National Guard serving as a Battalion Commander, combat veteran, and public affairs professional, Clay Middleton successfully filed to be on the November ballot for Mayor of Charleston.
“This is an exciting day for my family and I, as well as what the future of Charleston can be. As a child from Bayside Manor, this wasn’t supposed to be my trajectory. I seek this mantle of leadership because City Hall is lacking a shared vision, and bold servant leadership that is required for a growing city like ours. I am capable and qualified to serve all of Charleston. Now that I’ve filed, we will continue to put forth ideas and not talking points, solve problems and create equitable opportunities, put people over profits and self interest, and create a city that works for everyone. My experience at every level of government, the military, community, and the private sector can amount to something very meaningful and I can lead and manage our city into a future that is sustainable and prosperous for everyone.”
“If you are pleased and satisfied with the level of service you are getting from the incumbent, I’m not your person. However, if you want more and expect more, I have something tangible to offer. Join me in being a new brick in an old foundation and we can move forward together,” Middleton said.