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Age: 55
Residence: Felida
Education: Bachelor's degree in organizational leadership
Occupation: Chief Criminal Deputy at the Clark County Sheriff's Office
Experience: None.
Online: horch4sheriff.com

Election(s)

2022 General Election

November 7, 2022

Clark County Sheriff

John Horch

54.52% 104,763 votes

Rey Reynolds

45.09% 86,642 votes

2022 Primary Election

August 1, 2022

Clark County Sheriff

John Horch

42.88% 56,201 votes

Rey Reynolds

41.16% 53,953 votes

David Shook

15.96% 20,912 votes

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