The race for San Juan County sheriff: Links to information about the candidates
August 3, 2010 · Updated 3:43 PM
Five candidates are running for San Juan County sheriff. The two top vote-getters in the Aug. 17 primary advance to the Nov. 2 general election.
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.
The candidates are Jeff Asher, sheriff's deputy, former lead detective, and 2002 candidate for sheriff; Brad Fincher, adult probation officer and chairman of the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition; Brent Johnson, lead detective and chairman of the county Veterans Advisory Committee; Felix Menjivar, sheriff's deputy and Friday Harbor Town Council member; and Rob Nou, sheriff's deputy and former police chief of Burns, Ore.
Here are links to information about the candidates.
— Jeff Asher: http://jeffasher.org
— Brad Fincher: www.fincher4sheriff.com
— Brent Johnson: http://brentjohnsonforsheriff.blogspot.com
— Felix Menjivar: www.felixforsheriff.com
— Rob Nou: www.robnou4sheriff.com
— Online Voters Guide