Major Ben Wolfinger has raised more money overall than his Independent opponents in a four-way race for Kootenai County sheriff…Read more
Occupation: code enforcement officer, Coeur d'Alene Police Department
On this race: Eliminate waste in budget, especially relating to use of staff. Improve performance appraisal process and clarify employee purpose and expectations. Redefine the department’s mission, values and ethics to regain and improve community confidence.
Notable: 40 years in law enforcement and public safety administration, including 17 years as police chief at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., and in Willits, Calif. Law enforcement ethics instructor; FBI National Academy Graduate.
Last updated: Nov. 14, 2 p.m. Election results
|Ben Wolfinger (R)||39,739||72.46%|
|Bob Foster (I)||8,238||15.02%|
|Tom Dickson (I)||3,584||6.53%|
|Joe Bodman (I)||3,284||5.99%|
|Details & headlines about this race|
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