Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond holds wide lead over Harvey in GOP primary for sheriff

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond holds wide lead over Harvey in GOP primary for sheriff

May 6th, 2014 by David Cobb in Local - Breaking News

Jim Hammond

With 19 of 130 precincts reporting, incumbent Jim Hammond holds a wide lead over challenger Chris Harvey in the Hamilton County Sheriff's race.

Hammond has received 4,940 votes from the reporting precincts while Harvey, a patrol sergeant in the sheriff's office, has garnered 2,250 votes. The winner of tonight's primary will run unopposed in August's general election.