Joe Arpaio

  1. CNN reports only about 50 cards were sent listing the date of the general election as Nov. 8 rather than Nov. 6, but a story by local affiliate news station ABC15 said there was an additional mailing that elections officials estimate could have been seen by thousands.

    The mailers went out in Maricopa County, the home of “America’s Toughest Sheriff” Joe Arpaio, a staunch proponent of strict immigration law enforcement who faces challenger Paul Penzone in his bid for re-election this year.

    Backlash over Arpaio’s handling of sexual assault cases and inmate treatment at his jails  has made a possible sixth term one of his most difficult re-election bids, according to Fox News.

  2. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was at the Tent City Protest in South Phoenix on June 23 to comment on Senate Bill 1070 and immigration. (Photo by Shawn Raymundo| The State Press)
America’s Toughest Sheriff is seeking his sixth term this November, a re-election that has earned almost 34 times more in campaign donations than the three opposing candidates combined.

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was at the Tent City Protest in South Phoenix on June 23 to comment on Senate Bill 1070 and immigration. (Photo by Shawn Raymundo| The State Press)

    America’s Toughest Sheriff is seeking his sixth term this November, a re-election that has earned almost 34 times more in campaign donations than the three opposing candidates combined.

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