Cooper has comfortable lead over Barnes in Sacramento County Sheriff's race


California Assemblymember Jim Cooper has established a substantial lead over Jim Barnes in the race for Sacramento County Sheriff.

With the second tallies release at 10 p.m. today, Cooper has 53,329 votes for 56.20-percent of the vote. the other candidate in the race, Sacramento County Undersheriff Jim Barnes has 41,563 votes.

With only two candidates in the race, if the trend continues, Cooper will fulfill his lifelong ambition to become Sacramento County Sheriff. Cooper retired from the sheriff's department in 2014 following a 30 year career and upon his election to the California Assembly.

 In 2010 Cooper lost his bid to become Sacramento County Sheriff to Scott Jones, who did not seek reelection this year. Barnes was Jones' handpicked successor.

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