Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson announces run for re-election

Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson announces run for re-election

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau County sheriff says she wants to stay in office.

Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson officially announced her campaign at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5.

She officially became the sheriff of Cape Girardeau County in December 2018. She served as interim sheriff after her predecessor, John Jordan, resigned to become a U.S. Marshal.

Dickerson will run against Missouri’s former public safety director, Drew Juden, in the Republican primary.

The Cape Girardeau County native announced he’d seek the sheriff’s office in December.

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