Longtime Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace unseated

Posted at 7:58 AM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 07:59:30-05

There will soon be a new sheriff in Chautauqua County.

In an upset, Jim Quattrone has defeated Joe Gerace in the race for sheriff. Quattrone, a retired lieutenant with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, garnered about 3,000 more votes than Gerace.

Gerace has served as sheriff since 1995, and has been with the office full-time since 1979.

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