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Vallario edges Winters in close GOP sheriff’s primary

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Lou Vallario earned a narrow victory over Doug Winters in a close Republican primary for Garfield County Sheriff.

Vallario, the incumbent two-term sheriff, received 2,308 votes to 2,230 for Winters, an Eagle County Sheriff’s Detective that lives in Rifle.

Vallario now moves on the face Tom Dalessandri, a Carbondale Democrat who served as Garfield County sheriff from 1994-2002.

Vallario defeated Dalessandri in 2002.

See tomorrow’s Post Independent for more on this story.

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