From left, Brent Johnson and Rob Nou are vying to become the county’s first new sheriff in 24 years.
Detective Brent Johnson and Deputy Rob Nou are vying to become the first new sheriff in San Juan County in 24 years.
Of five candidates, they were the top two vote-getters in the Aug. 17 primary and are on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.
The sheriff earns $97,514 a year and manages a staff of 36 full-time employees and a budget of $2.3 million, which includes: $719,219, dispatch; $472,888, Enhanced E-911; $398,920, jail; and $209,615, Emergency Management.
Here are links to information about the candidates.
— Brent Johnson: http://brentjohnsonforsheriff.blogspot.com
— Rob Nou: www.robnou4sheriff.com
— Online Voters Guide
— "The candidates for San Juan County Sheriff: Where they differ, and don't," Sept. 9 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "It’s Nou and Johnson in race for San Juan County sheriff," Aug. 19 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "Islanders meet the candidates; here’s what they said | Friday Harbor candidates forum," July 22 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "Islanders meet the candidates; here’s what they said | Orcas Island candidates forum," July 22 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "Five who would be sheriff: San Juan Islands will have a new top cop for the first time in 24 years," July 7 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "Q&A: Candidates for San Juan County Sheriff," July 14 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "Sheriff Candidates' Positions," featured on BrandliLaw.com.
IN THEIR WORDS
— "In their words: Candidates for sheriff | Brent Johnson," Aug. 3 SanJuanJournal.com.
— "In their words: Candidates for sheriff | Rob Nou," Aug. 3 SanJuanJournal.com.
— ""Meet the candidates at these forums and campaign events | Nov. 2 general election," Sept. 8 SanJuanJournal.com.