Todd announces candidacy for commission District 1

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 27, 2008

Staff report

Hunter Todd has announced he is a Democratic candidate for the Dallas County Commission District 1.

Todd, 60, was born in District 1 and resides there.

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This is his first time running for public office.

He is a 1965 graduate of Tipton High School. He holds a bachelor&8217;s in psychology from Knoxville College and a master&8217;s from Wayne State University. He studied education administration at the University of Michigan under its doctorate program.

Todd is a substitute teacher in the Selma City School System.

He is a former educator in the Michigan school system and a former chaplain.

Todd says he is committed to improving road conditions, education and the quality of life in District 1.

Todd is unmarried and is the father of 18-year-old Samantha who lives in Michigan.

Democratic incumbent Connell Towns has also announced his candidacy for District 1.