A testament to the popularity of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich may be the level to which candidates for Spokane County prosecutor are seeking his support.
The situation came to a head last week when incumbent Steve Tucker announced during a debate that he had the support of Knezovich (pictured).
Asked to clarify that support, Tucker made it clear that the sheriff has not endorsed his candidacy.
But Tucker’s opponents – fellow Republicans Chris Bugbee and Dave Stevens, Democrat Frank Malone and unaffiliated candidate Jim Reierson – all said they believe the average voter may not know the difference between support and an official endorsement.
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