There will be a new LeFlore County sheriff. In Tuesday night's election, the incumbent sheriff, Bruce Curnutt, was defeated by Rob Seale 2,605 votes to 2,135 — a different of 470 votes — in the runoff for the Democratic candidate for LeFlore County sheriff after all 37 county precincts reported in Tuesday night.
There were two other county elections, both for U.S. Congressional seats in District 2. In the Republican race, George Faught nipped Matt Mullin, 411 votes to 384. Rob Wallace won the Democratic seat vote in District 2 as he defeated Wayne Herriman 2,682 votes to 1,966.
Look for complete election coverage in Wednesday's edition of The Poteau Daily News.