Winder wins race for Salt Lake County Sheriff

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SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – County Sheriff James “Jim” Winder (D) beat Jake Peterson to keep his place as Salt Lake County Sheriff.

James “Jim” Winder of the Democratic Party: 60.92 percent of the vote with 119,607 votes.

Jake Petersen of the Republican party: 39.08 percent of the vote with 76,725 votes.

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