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Flathead County elects new sheriff

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Flathead County voters pick Brian Heino as the new sheriff. 

Longtime Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry is retiring. That leaves his position open. 

Four republican candidates have filed for the position, but no democrats are seeking the post. That means, the race will essentially be decided in Tuesday's primary election.

With 42 of 42 precincts reporting here are the results in the Republican primary for Flathead County Sheriff:

  • Calvin Beringer 16.5%
  • Brian Heino 49.19%
  • Keith Stahlberg 17.19%
  • Jordan White 17.01%

We expect these numbers to shift slightly throughout the evening, click here for the latest numbers. 

The winner of the primary race will still go through the general election in November, but will not face a democratic opponent. 

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