"Bummy" Williams Wins Re-Election as Taylor County Sheriff

By: Garin Flowers Email
By: Garin Flowers Email

Incumbent and democratic candidate, L.E. "Bummy" Williams, gets 72 percent of the votes, while his challenger, Tony Chambers, received 28 percent.

Williams was elected sheriff in 1996 and tonight, Chambers tried to end his winning streak, but could not.

Bummy Williams remains sheriff of Taylor County.

"I'll tell you what, it means a lot when you're from a small county and the people get behind you and support you like they have us."

Before starting with the sheriff's office in 1968, Williams served three years in the U.S. Army.

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