ELECTION 2020: Walker faces incumbent sheriff on November ballot in Malheur County

Across Oregon, ballots go out in the mail this week for the Nov. 3, 2020, election. (Enterprise file photo)

VALE – On the heels of a 22-year career in law enforcement in Malheur County, Casey Walker is challenging the incumbent, Brian Wolfe, in a race for Malheur County Sheriff.

Walker, who was born in Nyssa, spent 18 years as a deputy for the sheriff’s office after he was hired in 1998. He left the agency in 2016 and joined the Ontario Police Department as an officer.

Walker didn’t respond to interview requests by phone and by email from the Enterprise. Earlier this year, he told the Enterprise that change was needed at the sheriff’s office.

According to campaign finance reports at the state Elections Division, Walker has raised $2,000 in . . .