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Joe Deters wins seventh term for Hamilton County prosecutor

Updated: Nov. 4, 2020 at 5:17 AM EST
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters won his seventh term late Tuesday, according to unofficial results.

Deters, 63, is the longest-serving prosecutor in the county’s history.

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He secured 52.70% of the vote (215,651 votes) over challenger Fanon Rucker’s 47.30% (193,579 votes) with 100% of 563 precincts reporting, according to the Hamilton County Board of Elections.

Rucker was a Hamilton County municipal judge for 12 years.

He resigned last year to challenge Deters.

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