By David Giuliani
Las Vegas Optic
Sheriff Benjamin Vigil, a Democrat, trounced his independent opponent, Rico Giron in Tuesday’s election.
With 27 of 30 precincts reporting, Vigil had 77 percent of the vote to Giron’s 23 percent.
In the Democratic primary in June, Vigil scraped by with 35.6 percent of the vote against four candidates. His closest rival, Joseph Santillanes, got 34.3 percent.