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A Republican candidate running for the York County Board of Supervisors has now received the support of two current supervisors.
Chad Green, a commercial waterman, licensed captain, author and attorney by trade, was endorsed by current District 4 Supervisor George Hrichak Thursday.
This is the fifth endorsement from a local official the Republican has received.
In a news release, Hrichak, who is stepping down from the board after serving two terms, said he is supporting Green because he will ensure a great quality of life in York County thanks to his strong ties to the community.
“Chad Green believes in fiscal accountability and government that is responsive to the people,” he said.
The release notes the two served together on the York County Republican Committee.
Hrichak currently serves the district encompassing Grafton, Dare and Harwood’s Mill. He has also endorsed District 4 candidate Jeff Wassmer, a local CEO who is running unopposed.
Green, who lives in Seaford, is running against Chris Mollenkamp, a Walmart operations manager and the president of the York County Historical Committee, in the Republican primary.
In his March candidacy announcement, Green said he wants to focus on ensuring taxes stay low and protecting private property.
The Hampton Roads Academy graduate previously ran unsuccessfully for the 2007 District 3 Supervisor race against Wiggins and for the 2011 Republican 91st District delegate seat against Gordon Helsel Jr.
Green has also been endorsed by York-Poquoson Commonwealth’s Attorney Ben Hahn, York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. “Danny” Diggs, current District 3 Supervisor Don Wiggins and Del. Brenda Pogge (R-96).
He and Mollenkamp will face off June 9 in the Republican primary, with the winner set to become the Republican candidate for the seat.