Bristol County voters to decide who will run against incumbent Sheriff Tom Hodgson

This is an image of a ballot for Bristol County sheriff. (WLNE)

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — Bristol County voters will decide on Tuesday which Democrat will run against incumbent Sheriff Tom Hodgson in November.

Hodgson has held the position as Bristol County Sheriff since 1997, looking to be reelected for his fifth term.

The Democrat who wins Tuesday’s primary election will be on the ballot against Hodgson in November.

Incumbent Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux, former Somerset Police Chief George McNeil, and attorney Nick Bernier are all in the running.

As of 6 p.m., 916 ballots were cast at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church polling location in Attleboro, one of six polling locations. Polls will close at 8 p.m. and midnight in Barnstable.

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