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Sheriff Dobey Wins Landslide Election with 76% of Votes

web posted November 7, 2012

COUNTY – Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey took a landslide victory in his bid for re-election taking all precincts by wide margins for his first ever "official" landslide victory - a "landslide" is considered being elected by 70% of voters. In the past, when challenged, Sheriff Dobey would take upwards of 65% since 2000. This year Dobey took 76% of all votes cast in the election.

When the counting was over the results were Adell Dobey 8,218 to Davis Parkman at 2,612.

"I appreciate the overwhelming support of the citizens of Edgefield County and look forward to continuing to serve them over the next four years," Sheriff Adell Dobey said when he got the final vote tallies from Edgefield Daily. "I felt good about the election," he said, "but wasn't expecting this".

In past elections the Merriwether precincts went for a Republican by a small margin. However, in this year's elections Sheriff Dobey swept both Merriwether precincts by a 50% margin. 

Sheriff Dobey took the Sheriff's Office from ranking low in state numbers in 1999  prior to his election to being one of the top offices in the state for solving and convicting those responsible for crimes.

"I'm really speechless," Sheriff Dobey said. "I hoped we would win, but I never expected this."

Challenger Davis Parkman was unable to be reached for comment.

An Edgefield Daily poll showed the election going towards Sheriff Dobey 68% to 27%, the final results were 76% to 24%.



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