|Nevada Gaming Commissioner|
| Assumed office|
|Profession||Former state senator|
Townsend joined the Nevada State Senate in 1982. He served in that position, representing the Washoe 4 District, until his resignation in April 2010 when he was appointed to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Senator Townsend was one of many senators term-limited out when Nevada's 75th session closes; this will mark 28 years of being a Nevada State Senator for Townsend.
Townsend attended San Francisco State University. He went on to earn his BS and MEd from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Townsend has worked as an Advertising Executive. He is currently Adjunct Faculty for the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also President and Board Member of Northstar Investors, Incorporated.
Townsend has a wife, Robyne.
|Nevada State Senate, Washoe 4 District (2006)|
|Randolph Townsend (R)||27,073||100.0%|
- Official Nevada State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1994, 1990