Post projects Pace reelected as sheriff

Published 8:41 pm Tuesday, November 3, 2015

With 13 precincts reporting, Martin Pace is the projected winner of the Warren County Sheriff’s race.

Pace, an Independent candidate, handily defeated challengers Lionel Johnson, a Democrat, and Leon Kennedy, a Republican.

Johnson said, in reacting to his defeat, that “the people have spoken. All I can do is respect their wishes.”

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Johnson said he tried to bring out the fact as to where law enforcement is in Warren County.

“I wish Sheriff Pace the best,” Johnson said.