Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Six candidates are vying for the nomination and whoever wins will move onto the November election ballot, but in democratically rich Broward County, a win is likely in the general election. The race for Broward sheriff couldn't be happening at a more significant time. The two Republican candidates are H. Wayne Clark and Casimiro Navarro. Charles E. Whatley is also on the primary ballot. Campaign 2020: Broward Sheriff’s Race Is One Of The Most Watched & Contentious. I know what it takes to get the men and women going in the right direction,” he said. Israel is running for reelection, while Tony is dealing with the recent revelation that he shot and killed 18-year-old Hector "Chino" Rodriguez in Philadelphia when he was just 14, an incident he never disclosed when he joined the Coral Springs Police Department in October of 2005. Israel, the former sheriff, is trying to get back what he lost when Governor Ron DeSantis removed him two years ago. Restoring morale is the center of Andrew Smalling’s campaign for sheriff. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories. “I don’t think it’s a two-man race, it’s a three-man race,” said Democratic challenger Al Pollock. He was a detective, watch commander and colonel. Scott Israel says morale is low in the agency  he was first elected to in 2012. This is the case for one in a Florida county. In this year’s election, the former sheriff is running against the current sheriff. “BSO is a mess and there’s a mess to clean up, he said. BROWARD (CBSMiami) – The Broward County Sheriff’s race is one of the most watched and contentious races in South Florida ahead of August 18 Florida primary election. This is what we know about them. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Nov. 3, 2020 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Nov. 3, 2020, at 9:43 p.m. Israel was criticized for his handling of the Parkland school massacre and the deadly Ft. Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport shooting. “I know the inner workings of this agency. “We are gonna make sure deputies who do boots to the ground are going to step out of their vehicles and talk to the community, said Vasquez. “President Obama’s police task force that talks about the best policing practices for the 21st century, if they had taken 60 percent of that, we could have eliminated a lot of the problems we are having with our communities,” Jones said. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony won another term as county sheriff on Tuesday night in a race that had been billed as one of the most contentious races in South Florida. Pollock has union support. He says it was self-defense and he was cleared. Santiago Vasquez, a 23 year BSO veteran who served as a deputy, detective and community relations officer says he’d establish a community awareness response team. He spent 20 years with BSO and was a Lauderhill police chief who emphasized community policing. Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony has won election to a full term. BROWARD (CBSMiami) – The Broward County Sheriff’s race is one of the most watched and contentious races in South Florida ahead of August 18 Florida primary election. Nov 03, 2020 at 8:49 PM Gregory Tony has won the race for Broward County Sheriff and will keep his post. There are now three promising COVID vaccine candidates. Broward County voters decided on their sheriff, supervisor of elections, state attorney and public defender when they went to the polls for the November general election. My Name is Charles “Chuck“ Whatley and I am running in the upcoming 2020 Broward County Sheriff election as a Non-Party-Affiliate. There is also a Republican primary for the Broward Sheriff position. Election Dates for 2020 Election Day. Politics live updates: China's President Xi congratulates Joe Biden, Russia's Putin still a holdout. Sheriff Gregory Tony remains Broward’s top cop BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Gregory Tony, who was appointed Broward County sheriff by Gov. A Presidential Primary Election is held on the third Tuesday of March in a presidential election year. “This race is about the entire community,” said Tony. “With no disrespect to anyone it’s a two-person race,” said Scott Israel. Willie Jones is making a second run for sheriff where he spent 15 years. Tony, 41, … He is running with no party affiliation.