Three candidates are running for two seats.
Townsend will hold an election for two Town Council seats from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at Town Hall, 141 Main St., Townsend.
Incumbent council members Cindy Cook and Jermaine Hatton filed for re-election. A challenger, Edgar Dugan, also filed.
To be eligible to vote, a person must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, a registered voter in state elections, and live in town limits and/or a legal property owner in town limits.