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Tom Dickson

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

Party: Independent

Occupation: rancher

On this race:

“The sheriff’s department is fragmented, bifurcated and in a state of disarray. The ‘good ol’ boy’ system prevails.” Will build bridge between sheriff’s office and the public.

Notable: 35 years in law enforcement and teaching; former Kootenai County Jail commander; held various positions with Los Angeles Police Department.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
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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