Whittington easily wins Bossier Sheriff's race

(Courtesy: Allen Smith)
(Courtesy: Allen Smith)
Bossier Parish Sheriff candidate Julian Whittington speaks with KSLA News 12's Doug Warner in a live interview at his Bossier City campaign headquarters
Bossier Parish Sheriff candidate Julian Whittington speaks with KSLA News 12's Doug Warner in a live interview at his Bossier City campaign headquarters

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - With all precincts reporting, Julian Whittington easily wins the race for Bossier Parish Sheriff.

Julian Whittington - R 14,169 68% 
 Mike McConnell - R 4,156 20% 
 John Matlock, Sr. - D 2,480 12%

Whittington, who received retiring Sheriff Larry Deen's endorsement, emerged at his campaign headquarters at Rodeway in Bossier City just before 10:00 p.m., expressing confidence in the returns continuing in his favor.

Those numbers held up.  Whittington says he is looking forward to making the citizens of Bossier Parish safer.

Whittington resigned as a Chief Criminal Investigator with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office to run for the office.

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