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Posted July 13, 2011 | comments Leave a comment

Police chief wins GOP nomination

Daily Staff Report

HARRISONBURG -- Woodstock Police Chief Bryan Hutcheson won the Republican nomination for Rockingham County sheriff during a primary election Tuesday, according to David Lee, the locality's GOP chairman.

Voter tallies were not tabulated until about 10:30 p.m. Lee said Hutcheson received 2,963 votes, while Kurt Boshart, a lieutenant with the Harrisonburg Police Department, had 2,414 votes.

Hutcheson advances to face independent C.M. Hess, a Rockingham County Sheriff's Office major, in the November election.

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