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Rock Co. Sheriff faces primary challenge from within his department

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden (D) is facing a primary challenge from one of his own employees, as voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide between the seven-year incumbent and Capt. Gary Groelle (D).

Sheriff Spoden was first elected to office in 2007, winning reelection in 2010.  Capt. Groelle is a 32-year veteran of the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

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