Paul Scarborough Wins Republican Nomination for Hockley Co. Sheriff by Single Vote
After numerous recounts, the Republican candidate for Hockley County Sheriff has been determined by a single vote.
Hockley County Sheriff Paul Scarborough was originally losing to R.C. Cheek in the July 31st party primary runoff election by 2 votes.
A recount was conducted the next day, and had Scarborough losing to cheek by a single vote, but a recount conducted Wednesday evening has Scarborough as the winner by one vote, according to KAMC-28.
Around 2,500 people voted in this particular race in the runoff.
Scarborough will now compete against former Hockley County Sheriff David Kinney, who is now running as an independent.
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