Last updated 8:21PM ET
October 16, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Southeast Ohio Incumbents get pink slips
(2008-03-05)
(WOUB) - Some incumbents across Southeast Ohio will have to start looking for a new job following yesterday's primary election.

In Ross County, challenger Thomas Hamman won the bid for democratic nominee for Sheriff, defeating incumbent Ron Nichols.

There were two upsets in Noble County.

In the race for Prosecuting Attorney, Republican incumbent Robert Watson lost to Cliff Sickler by more than 300 votes.

Sickler is running unopposed on the November ballot.

And County Commissioner Charlie Cowgilllost to fellow Republican Gary Rossiter.

Rossiter will also be running unopposed in November.

Turning to Hocking County, Democrat Laina Fetherolf-Jordan beat out incumbent Larry Beal by more than one-thousand three-hundred votes in the race for the County Prosecutor.

In Perry County, Lloyd Harley won the republican nomination in one of the commissioner races and he'll run against Democrat Ed Keister.

Harley beat incumbent Thad Cooperrider.

In Washington County, Republican Steven Weber defeated incumbent John Grimes for the County Commissioner nomination.

He'll run against Democrat Thomas Webster this November.
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