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Ventura County may be getting new sheriff; Santa Barbara County's Sheriff headed towards reelection


Both races appear to have clear-cut winners.

Ventura County is apparently getting a new Sheriff.

It was a race which pitted a one-term incumbent against a long-time colleague in the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

Challenger Jim Fryhoff received 56% of the vote, to incumbent Bill Ayub’s 44%.

In Santa Barbara County, incumbent Sheriff Bill Brown appears to be set for a new term. He received 57% of the vote, to Juan Camarena’s 43%.