Wes Revels easily swept to victory in the Monroe County sheriff's race Tuesday.

Revels, a Republican, defeated Democrat Jeffrey Schwanz by a vote of 10,514 to 5,985.

Revels won 34 of the 36 towns, villages and cities in the county. Schwanz won only the villages of Wilton and Kendall.

In the city of Tomah, Revels won by a 1,884-1,247 margin.

Revels will succeed Republican Scott Perkins, who declined to seek a second term after winning in 2014.

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Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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