Lincoln County Sheriff backs Swenson in upcoming election

The current sheriff in Lincoln County has named the candidate he would like to see replace him.

Sheriff Dennis Johnson endorsed candidate Steve Swenson in the race for Lincoln County Sheriff.

Johnson has served as sheriff of Lincoln County since 1998.

Swenson's campaign announced the endorsement Wednesday. Lincoln County State’s Attorney, Thomas Wollman, along with Lincoln County Deputy State’s Attorney, Michael Nadolski have earlier endorsed Swenson.

Swenson will face independent David Miller in the General Election in November. Miller is currently the police chief in Canton.