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Joe Bodman

A candidate for Kootenai County Sheriff, Kootenai County in the 2012 Idaho General Election

Party: Independent

City: Post Falls, Idaho

Occupation: Spokane County deputy sheriff

On this race:

Says he won’t turn to taxpayers to solve jail crowding. Will work to stop turnover within the department. Will work with county commissioner to solve budget problems.

Notable: 27 years in law enforcement, including 12 years with Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department. Post Falls City Council, 1998-2009; helped build new police headquarters and City Hall in Post Falls without raising taxes.

Election results

Benton E. “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%

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