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No more interim tag for Gants

Davenport lifer elected Lincoln County Sheriff

DAVENPORT-Gabe Gants is no longer interim Lincoln County Sheriff...he's just, simply, Lincoln County Sheriff. Gants, 41, was elected to the four-year position by county voters, leading challenger Brian Telford 3,016 to 1,491 as of Election Night Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Gants garnered 66.29% of the vote to 32.77% for Telford. 43 voters chose write-in candidates.

"I'm just blessed. Glory be to God," Gants said. "I'm thankful that we can move forward now."

Gants, who was appointed interim Sheriff in July following Wade Magers' retirement, said he'll make staffing his first priority upon taking the offic...


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