Thompson withdraws from District 5 race - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Thompson withdraws from District 5 race

Officials at the Shelby County Election Commission confirmed Thursday that Shelby County Commissioner Bruce Thompson has withdrawn from the race for the District 5 seat.
  
Thompson was the only candidate running in the May 2nd Republican Primary, but he would have faced opposition from the Democratic party.
  
Thompson has served District 5 since September of 2002.
  
Right now, any candidate that wants to enter the race has seven days to do so.

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