Joe Arpaio seeking 7th term as sheriff

Posted at 10:16 AM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 13:51:32-04

Joe Arpaio is officially seeking a seventh term as sheriff of Maricopa County.

On May 13, Arpaio filed nomination petition signatures. He filed 10,500 signatures with the Maricopa County Recorder's Office; the minimum signatures required to qualify are 3,612. 

Arpaio was elected as sheriff of Maricopa County for a sixth term back in November 2012. He was first elected to office in 1993.