New Sheriff being elected today in Linn County

Special Election

There’s a special election today in Linn County to choose the next sheriff.

Names on the ballot are Jeff Henke, a Republican candidate, and Billy Stroud, the Democratic candidate. The winner replaces Sheriff Tom Parks who retired June 30th after 22 years of service.

The polls in Linn County are open until 7 o’clock this evening for the special election.