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Hummel says it was a tough campaign, but worth it.


"Well no doubt the election got heated, but that's not what I'm going to focus on going forward. It's a win for public safety in Deschutes County.  We're going to keep our community safe through prosecution when needed and when we need to treat and prevent crime we'll do it and that'll keep it safe too."


He says he's humbled by the margin of victory.


"I'm always cautious to guess why voters vote the way they do and I'm sure there are individual reasons why each voter voted the way they did.  We were clear in our message that we would run the office right and prosecute when necessary.  And we'll look for ways to prevent cirme.  We won and look to deliver on that promise."


Flaherty will remain the coutny's D.A. until January, when Hummel will take over.


Hummel says he doesn't plan to make any staffing chagnes when he becomes D.A.


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