Brian Thomas Wins Potter County Sheriff Race

Republican Brian Thomas will serve as the new Potter County Sheriff.

Thomas won the contest by more than ten thousand votes.

His opponent, Democrat Robert Taylor ended up with 9762 votes or 33 percent, while Thomas had 19459 or 67 percent.

Thomas says he is honored and humbled to be elected. He says his first order of business as sheriff is to sit down with each employee in the office.

Thomas says his next task is jury duty this morning. He will take over in January.