Updated: Nov 7, 2012 5:06 PM
CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) — For the first time in history Eddy County has a Republican sheriff.
Scott London, a sergeant with the Artesia Police Department, beat out Democratic incumbent Ernie Mendoza.
In the last sheriff's race Mendoza defeated his Two Republican opponents in a landslide.
In Tuesday's London came out well ahead by nearly 1,300 votes.
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