Bladen sheriff candidate requests runoff - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Bladen sheriff candidate requests runoff

Eric Bryan Eric Bryan
Prentis Benston Prentis Benston

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Five Democrats were running for Bladen County Sheriff in the Primary Election, looking to take over for Steve Bunn who is retiring after many years in office.

Eric Bryan was the leading vote getter, but did not reach the 40 percent plus one mark over Prentis Benston to avoid a runoff. 

Benston has announced he will file a request for a runoff election against Bryan.  He has until Thursday, May 13 at noon to file.

The runoff election will be held June 22.

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