Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses reelection bid
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (R), a vocal supporter of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, is projected to lose his reelection race in Arizona to Democrat Paul Penzone.
The Associated Press has Arpaio down 45 percent to Penzone’s 55 percent.
Arpaio, who was seeking a seventh term, is known for his hard-line immigration stance.
Arpaio is facing criminal contempt charges after allegedly violating a judge's order to halt immigration patrols accused of racial profiling. He pleaded not guilty just two weeks before the election.