AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio Wins AGAIN, Wants to Get Closer to Latinos
Known as the self-proclaimed “Toughest Sheriff in America,” Joe Arpaio has been re-elected over former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone in Maricopa County. Arpaio’s war against undocumented immigrants has made him a national political figure when it comes to Latino issues. The 80-year-old law man has garnered national attention for his hard-line stance against illegal immigration. Representing a state were Latino’s account for more than 30 percent of the population. Arpaio has faced his toughest re-election campaign to date.
Arpaio’s outspoken view points helped him raise over $8 million for his re-election campaign with most of the funds coming from outside Arizona. In comparison, his Democrat opponent Paul Penzone raised just $527,000.
“It’s my sixth time…I’m going for number seven,” the Maricopa County Sheriff told FOX 5 in Phoenix… I’d like to get closer to the Latino community, if that could ever happen to try to explain what we do and get better relationships.”
Though he said, “I’m going to keep doing what I’m doing.”
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