Colleton County sheriff not seeking re-election

Sheriff George Malone (Source: CCSO)
Sheriff George Malone (Source: CCSO)

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Colleton County Sheriff George Malone is not seeking re-election, according to sheriff's office officials.

Chief Deputy Ted Stanfield says that Malone will not run for a third term.

With Malone bowing out, Andy Strickland and John Washington will seek to replace him as the Democratic candidates for the job in the June primary.

Steve Bazzle, Buddy Hill and Marshall Morehead are in a three-man race to determine who will be the Republican candidate for sheriff in the November general election.

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