The Vandalia resident who is in fourth term as Fayette County’s coroner will run for sheriff next year.
Bruce Bowen, a Republican, announced his candidacy on Wednesday morning.
Because the announcement was made after deadline on Wednesday, more on Bowen’s candidacy for sheriff will be in next week’s issue of The Leader-Union.
Chris Smith announced last month that he is running for sheriff in 2014.
The current sheriff, Republican Aaron Lay, has not announced whether he will seek a third term in office.
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