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Dave Mahon's lead in the Repulican race for Effingham County Sheriff is slipping after 20 precincts reported.

Mahon still stands in the lead with 1,524 votes with Darren Feldkamp trailing him with 1,370 votes, slightly more than 150 votes behind. Mike Schutzbach and John Gardner remain in third and fourth place with 621 and 394 votes respectively.

Votes against the facility sales tax continue to stack up but the percentages remain nearly the same. With a nearly 40 point lead and 3,152 votes, voters are overwhelmingly choosing "no" to the tax with 1,248 choosing "yes."

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