Ward County Sheriff candidates talk with community members

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Three candidates plan to run in this years election for Ward County Sheriff. 
Bob Barnard  the current sheriff, Michael McCloud a retired patrol sergeant with the North Dakota Highway patrol, and Robert Roed a current captain with the sheriff’s department.


The candidates held an open forum allowing the public to ask questions. 
A hot topic was on how they planned to combat drugs in the community. 
We spoke to people who attended.


“Being younger sometimes we might not appreciate our voting capabilities so I was thinking that learning about the people that are running right now is a good for my education and my involvement in the community -and so I don’t make a poor voting decision,” said attendee Jalisa Andreasen.


Primary elections in June will narrow it down to two candidates. 
The new sheriff will be chosen in November.

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