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June 26, 2012

Fisher wins primary

Cherokee County’s incumbent sheriff bested his democratic challengers Tuesday in the 2012 primary election.

Sheriff Norman Fisher, who is attempting to capture an unprecedented third term in office, captured nearly 56 percent of the vote against democratic challengers Charley Batt, Clint Johnson, Randy Osburn and Johnny Parris.

Fisher captured 2,128 votes, compared to Batt’s 813 (21.23 percent), Johnson’s 626 (16.34 percent), Parris’ 222 (5.8 percent), and Osburn’s 41 (1.07 percent), according to unofficial results.

Full story in Wednesday's Daily Press, where you can also find results of state and federal races from Cherokee County and the state.

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