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Harford sheriff, seeking third term, faces familiar challenger
Harford sheriff, seeking third term, faces familiar challenger

Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane is fighting for his third term as the county's top law enforcement officer and will have to beat a familiar foe to remain in charge of the county's principal law enforcement agency. Bane, a Democrat, faced and defeated Republican Jeff Gahler in the 2010 general election, although it was by a tight margin. Bane won by 3,086 votes, receiving 47,347 out of the 91,738 votes cast in the sheriff's race, compared to Gahler's 44,261 votes, according to data posted on the Harford County Board of Elections website. "A change in the Sheriff's Office is desperately needed," Gahler, 49, of Forest Hill, said. "You need to get...

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