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Sheriffs candidates square off in debate
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The men vying to be Dawson County's first new sheriff in 20 years squared off in a heated debate last week before a standing room only crowd of at least a few undecided voters. Supporters for Jeff Johnson wore their navy blue campaign shirts while Tony Wooten's camp donned T-shirts with the hashtag #RootinforWooten. The candidates answered prepared questions on their stances on a variety of topics ranging from private property rights, the utilization of no-knock warrants and policies on high speed chases, to the department's preparedness in the wake of a tragedy like the one earlier this month in Dallas and plans for the sheriff's office once elected.