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Supervisor races could go uncontested

If no one else declares candidacy for a seat on the Merced County Board of Supervisors, two out of the three June races will go uncontested.

Candidates still have a few days left to throw their hats in the ring, and several people have pulled the paperwork necessary to run.

But so far, only one race will be competitive — the race for the board’s District Four seat. District Four incumbent Deidre Kelsey announced in February her plans to run again. On Wednesday, Ballico resident and substitute teacher Claudine Sherron said she plans to challenge Kelsey.

Read the full story in Thursday's Merced Sun-Star.