Bill Walsh and Allen Newton will square off in next month’s general election to become Taylor County’s new sheriff.
Current Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp did not seek re-election.
Walsh, a Republican, is currently a School Resource Officer for the Taylor County School system. Newton, a Democrat, is the chief sheriff’s deputy.
The News-Journal mailed questionnaires to all candidates with opposition in next month’s general election. Walsh and Newton both returned the questionnaires and their answers are listed below.