Three former Democratic candidates for sheriff are breaking party ranks and endorsing Republican Wayne Clark’s bid to become Broward County’s top lawman. As a Democrat in one of the bluest regions of Florida, Israel easily won the seat again four years later and continued to lead close to 5,500 personnel in law enforcement, fire rescue and the courts. Ousted Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Is Finalist For Chief’s Job In Tiny Bay Harbor Islands WLRN 91.3 FM | By Charles Rabin - Miami Herald Published November 18, 2020 at 11:52 AM EST Wayne is a Broward County attorney with fifteen years of legal experience in our local, state and federal legal systems. H. Wayne Clark is running for Broward County Sheriff in 2020 to make our community safer and ensure the highest levels of trust and integrity for the people of Broward County. 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. (John McCall/South Florida Sun Sentinel) Broward County Sheriff Candidates Q&A 2020 To further assist our readers in making educated decisions when voting in November, we have sent a list of questions to each candidate running for the Sheriff of Broward County. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony. Broward County Sheriff Democratic candidates Gregory Tony, Scott Israel, Santiago Vazquez, Al Pollock, Andrew Maurice Smalling, Willie Jones. Some Student Activists Want Them Out, Recap of Florida's Primary Election Results, 'Grifter’s Club' Exposes Security Concerns at Mar-A-Lago, In Tight Race For Broward Sheriff Tony Declares Victory Over Israel, Broward Sheriff Candidates Clash During Zoom Forum. Fresh off a losing bid to reclaim his job as Broward County sheriff, Israel has emerged as a finalist for the police chief’s post in Bay Harbor Islands, a tiny island community on the eastern edge of Miami-Dade County. Broward Sheriff candidates slam Gregory Tony for not disclosing killing Terrell Forney , Reporter Published: May 7, 2020, 5:51 pm Updated: May 7, 2020, 6:22 pm Israel, 64, spent four years as the police chief of nearby North Bay Village before his first election victory as Broward sheriff in 2012. The race has been dominated by Sheriff Gregory Tony, who was appointed to the job in 2019 when Gov. Former Sheriff Scott Israel speaks during a policy forum for candidates running for Broward County Sheriff in Coconut Creek on Jan. 14, 2020. The Republican candidate for Broward sheriff and three others filed suit Friday evening contending that incumbent Sheriff Gregory Tony, a Democrat, is apparently a convicted felon and if so is disqualified from holding office under the Florida Constitution. By Dan Christensen, Published November 18, 2020 at 11:52 AM EST, See stories by Charles Rabin - Miami Herald, Remembering Travel Writer And Memoirist Jan Morris, How South Floridians Are Celebrating Thanksgiving From A Distance, 'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Reveals She Had Miscarriage, Chef David Chang On Depression, Being A Dad And The Burden Of 'Authenticity', Since Parkland, There's Nearly Twice As Many Police Officers In Florida Schools. (John McCall/South Florida Sun Sentinel) Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald. It didn’t take long for Scott Israel to resurface. Meet the Candidates for Broward County Sheriff While the nation is rallying in what has to be one of the most intense presidential campaigns of recent memory, smaller, more local elections are getting overlooked and glossed over. Broward County is … Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony is up for reelection in November, but he will have to beat two other candidates running. Three former Democratic candidates for sheriff are breaking party ranks and endorsing Republican Wayne Clark’s bid in November to unseat current Sheriff Gregory Tony to become Broward County… Ron DeSantis suspended then-Sheriff Scott Israel.