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Election 2010 Video: Hays County Sheriff debate (Tommy Ratliff vs. Gary Cutler)

Sheriff Tommy Ratliff, a Democrat, tussled with Republican nominee Gary Cutler of Driftwood over the condition of the jail, department staffing and incarceration alternatives. In one of the most explosive exchanges of the League of Women Voters debate, an audience member accused Ratliff of severely injuring his ex-wife more than 20 years ago; Ratliff vehemently denied the charge.