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By DAVE FIDLIN Special to The Post MILWAUKEE — The cool summer after- noon breeze was a stark contrast to the heated words exchanged throughout the recent Milwaukee County Sheriff's race — a race that gained national attention and brought in a historic amount of outsider money. After the ballots were counted, incum- bent Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. gathered outside the Milwaukee County Safety Building — a facility he has worked in for a dozen years — and addressed the media about the recent campaign primary. Clarke last week edged out opponent Chris Moews, a lieutenant on the Milwaukee Police Department, in the Democratic primary race for sheriff. Clarke received 52 percent of the votes cast. "I trust the voters of this county, and I respect their decisions," Clarke said, point- ing to the results. "The amount of outside money that came in was unprecedented. But my base came alive and said, 'Get that crap out of here.'" Although Clarke's fourth term in office is not official, analysts believe he will hand- ily take the position. During the November general election, he is facing off against former lobbyist Angela Walker. She is running on an inde- pendent platfor m and is a relative unknown. No candidate is running as a Republican in this year's sheriff's race. During last week's question-and-answer session, the people Clarke has clashed DID YOU KNOW? Local news at your fingertips Visit www.gmtoday.com MARK BELLING David Clarke is riding high in the saddle Page 9 Anti-Clarke spending backfires prior to primary election • At 120 mile per hour, a Formula One car generates so much down- force that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel. • Until the 1960s, men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland. – Source: Cool Facts app HOWARD FULLER STARTS WEBSITE IN ADVANCE OF MEMOIR — PAGE 4 STEVE 'THE HOMER' TRUE Sports doesn't teach college athletes about high standards Page 11 Incident at Notre Dame shows rules of conduct weak Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilwaukeePost Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MilwaukeePost See CLARKE on Page 6 Clarke: 'I believe in myself ' MILWAUKEE COUNTY'S WEEKLY NEWSPAPER AUGUST 22, 2014 Photo by Dave Fidlin/Conley News Service Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. speaks to the media at a news conference last week. Sheriff discusses working with critics, possible future aspirations FREE STORAGE! FREE STORAGE! FREE STORAGE! 1st Month with 6 month contract DREXEL SELF STORAGE 500 W. Drexel • Oak Creek 414-617-2109 414-587-0517 239652080 8429 W. Forest Hill Avenue, Franklin 414-425-5696 *Excludes sale price • Hours: Mon - Sat. 8-6, Sun. 9-5 With this ad 1 FREE 3" Pot Perennial With any purchase. Limit 1 per visit. Luxembourg Gardens Expires 8/31/14 MP LUXEMBOURG GARDENS 239652069 1 Gallon Pot Perennials $ 3 OFF * 10" Pot Hanging Baskets $12.00 ea. 2/$20.00 Reg. $23.95 ea. 4.5" Pot Flowering Annuals $ 2.00 ea. 3 FOR $ 5 00 ! Reg. $4.95 ea. 4.5 Jumbo Pot Perennials $ 4.00 ea. 3 FOR $ 10 00 ! Reg. $5.95 ea. We will be Closed for the Season starting September 1st and will reopen April 18th, 2015 LABOR DAY SPECIALS! Thank You For Your Support!