Voters elect Jeff Edds as Scott County sheriff

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GATE CITY, Va. (WJHL) — Jeff Edds will be the next sheriff of Scott County.

Preliminary election results show that voters cast 4,516 ballots in favor of Edds and 2,202 votes for incumbent Chris Holder, who was appointed to the role after Sheriff John Puckett retired in March.

Two other candidates, Greg McMurray and Phillip McClellan, received 8% of votes combined.

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