Elmore County elects new prosecutor, sheriff

Elmore County prosecutor

Kristina Schindele (i): 2,446

Daniel Page: 5,772 (WINNER)

Elmore County Prosecutor Kristina Schindele, a Democrat, was appointed in 2005. She ran unopposed in 2006, 2008 and 2012.

Attorney Daniel Page ran as a Republican. On his campaign Web site, he describes himself as a fourth generation Idahoan. He attended law school at William and Mary, where he was an intern for the National Rifle Association and Republican Majority Whip Tim Hugo in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Elmore County sheriff

Longtime Elmore County Sheriff Rick Layher did not run for re-election. Here are the results of the sheriff’s race:

Roy “Lynn” McCallum, independent: 2,076

Mike Hollinshead, Republican: 6,043 (WINNER)

Hollinshead, originally from Oklahoma, is an Air Force veteran, according to his campaign Web site. He came to Idaho in 2008, when he was offered a job at Mountain Home Air Force Base. He said he previously worked as a reserve deputy at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office and later became a reserver commander for several departments. He worked a decade in different capacities for the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Academy before taking civilian jobs working for the Air Force.

McCallum has lived in Elmore County 44 years. He worked for the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office in the jail for 20 years, from 1993 to 2013. He was the jail administrator from 1999 to 2013.

Katy Moeller: 208-377-6413, @KatyMoeller