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Burkett Wins Republican Nomination Again in Iron County

(Iron County) Iron county had their special primary election today for the Republican sheriff nominee. In the original August primary election, Jeff Burkett beat out incumbent Roger Medley by just 73 votes. Sheriff Medley filed a petition for a another vote which was granted on August 27th. Not much changed in today’s vote as Jeff Burkett won again, but this time by a much larger margin. Burkett received 715 votes while incumbent Roger Medley received 457, a difference of 258. Ben Starnes came in third in the five man race with 318 votes. Jeff Burkett will take on Independent candidate Herschel Shipmen in the November 3rd general election.

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