Martinez Leads in County Sheriff's Race
Last updated 6/7/2022 at 11:08pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - County Undersheriff Kelly Martinez tonight led the
primary race for sheriff with almost 40% percent of the vote, according to the
Registrar of Voters website.
With 137,174 votes (or 39.40%), Martinez was ahead of six other
candidates vying for sheriff in Tuesday's election, following the retirement
earlier this year of longtime sheriff's department head Bill Gore.
John Hemmerling was in second place, with 19.96% or 69,476 votes,
followed by Dave Myers, with 18.34% (or 63,847 votes).
John ``Gundo'' Gunderson earned 7.44% (or 25,887 votes); Juan Carlos