(R) Joseph O’Leary


    Born in Wilmington, raised in New Castle, and currently residing in Newark. He is a member of the United States Air Force in the Delaware Air National Guard, and has law enforcement experience in the State Park system, in ranger patrol.


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    Running on the idea that a new face is needed in the office and ensuring that residents, not just corporations and landowners are equally protected under the law. Has filed as a Republican but has also earned the Libertarian Party’s nomination.


    Has very little information on the website, no real ideas about what he would do with the department, other than incorporating a regular town hall meeting for residents to voice opinions.

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    The candidates for the democratic and republican nomination for New Castle County sheriff debated on WDEL radio.  You can hear what they had to say.

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