Sheriff elected filling seat left vacant by Dever - Tucson News Now

Sheriff elected filling seat left vacant by Dever

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With 100 percent of precincts reporting in Cochise County, Mark Dannels, republican, has a majority of the votes for sheriff.

Former Sheriff Larry Dever died after a rollover accident in northern Arizona in September.

Dannels was the former Cochise County commander.

It was a complicated race to elect a successor to Dever. Most of the candidates were write-ins and at least six candidates ran. Included was the acting Sheriff Rodney Rothrock, who served as chief deputy under Larry Dever. 

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