Townsend running unopposed in District 5 | News


Three prominent county officials will have a clear path to another four years in office as they will be running unopposed in the upcoming election.

Tulare County District 5 Supervisor Dennis Townsend, whose district includes Porterville, Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux and Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward will all run unopposed in the upcoming election.

All three have filed for re-election in their respective offices. The deadline for anyone to file to challenge them in this year’s election was Friday.

No one filed to challenge any one of the three by Friday’s deadline. So the three will run unopposed in the June 7 primary election and the November general election.

“Let’s hope that was the case,” said Townsend when asked if his…

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