- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - In a stunning defeat, Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield came in third in a three-candidate Democratic primary race for sheriff.

Top vote getter Travis Patten, a Natchez police officer, and Randy Freeman, a deputy sheriff, will face off in a runoff election Aug. 25.

The Natchez Democrat reports (https://bit.ly/1IMekDs) Patten earned 3,463 votes or 40.8 percent to Freeman’s 2,912 or 34.3 percent. Mayfield earned 2,109 votes or 24.9 percent.


Information from: The Natchez Democrat, https://www.natchezdemocrat.com/

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