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Lewis beats Loftis for Greenville County Sheriff

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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Will Lewis beat Steve Loftis for Greenville County Sheriff Tuesday in a runoff.
 

Will Lewis beat Steve Loftis for Greenville County Sheriff Tuesday in a runoff.

 

Will Lewis edged Sheriff Steve Loftis in a runoff for Greenville County Sheriff.

Lewis, a former sheriff’s deputy won 50.79 percent of the vote to Loftis’ 49.21 percent. The returns are unofficial and the results will be certified Thursday at noon.

A five candidate race on June 14 had neither candidate able to garner 50 percent of the vote, forcing a runoff. Loftis had 41 percent (13,769 votes) and Lewis 18.19 percent (6,216 votes)

Lewis is the likely sheriff as no other candidate has filed for the November election.

 

 

 

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