Somerset County Sheriff Howard holds sizable lead over opponent in primary race

SOMERSET COUNTY, Md- Unofficial results show Sheriff Ron Howard has most likely been reelected for Somerset County’s Sheriff.

Sheriff Howard has 1,579 votes compared with challenger Marion Lee Brumley’s 290.
in the first round of early votes counted today, 37 went towards Howard and nine towards Brumley.
Sheriff Howard tells us he’s proud of the accomplishments made under his tenure,including a new pension plan for attracting and retaining officers and
a new school resource officer program to help protect local schools.
He says he wants to thank voters for their confidence in him.

“It’s a very humbling feeling to know that many people have continued to put their confidence in me to be their sheriff of Somerset county,” he said.

Sheriff Howard believes his experience played a big role in how voters made their decision, highlighting his 4 years as chief deputy before serving as sheriff for 8 years.

 

 

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