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Tuesdayâs primary election turn out may have been low, but nonetheless, votes were tallied and party candidates were selected.
Gatton, who currently serves as the Whitley County Sheriffâs Departmentâs chief deputy, won the Republican sheriffâs race with 69 percent of the votes.
âThis has been a great experience â not only within the department, with with the whole community,â Gatton said. âA lot of people have helped me.
âNot only have I grown as a department employee, but as a Whitley County leader as well.â
âI am very pleased with the results,â Rentschler said. âWe were cautiously optimistic, but you never know whatâs going to happen.â
Overall, there were 4,230 people who turned out to the polls out of 21,946 registered voters â 19 percent.
For more detailed results of the election, visit www.whitleygov.com.
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