Leon County Sheriff Race

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In the four-way Leon County Sheriff’s race, Democrat Walt McNeil has unseated incumbent Mike Wood.

MGN Online

Does racial diversity play an important role in law enforcement? Some local officials say it does. The two white and two black candidates in the Leon County Sheriff’s race have their own views about how law enforcement diversity is key to helping strengthen ties with the community.

Leon County Sheriff's Office

Last minute party switches in the race for Leon County Sheriff continue to roil the contest, and those decisions are proving to be fodder for candidates trying to score points with voters.

Tom Flanigan

One candidate for  Leon County Sheriff says local law agencies need a single plan to fight crime. Walt McNeil insists he has just such a plan and will put it in place if he wins the next two elections.

WFSU-FM’s pre-election series of “Political Perspectives” resumes with the contest for Leon County Sheriff. The program starts with incumbent Larry Campbell and concludes with challenger Lisa Sprague.

Political Perspectives: Leon County Sheriff

Jul 11, 2012

Sheriff Larry Campbell was first elected as Sheriff in 1996 and re-elected in subsequent races. He’s going for his fifth term in office. But there’s a move afoot to unseat him. This race features familiar challenger Tommy Mills, who has challenged Campbell in the past. Campbell and Mills will face off in the Democratic Primary. The winner will face Lisa Sprague in the general election.