A second man has announced a bid to become the next Sheriff of Madison County. Jeff Larner of Edwardsville has declared his candidacy for the office when current Sheriff John Lakin steps down next year. He is a Marine Corps veteran with more than 10 years’ service in law enforcement and 25 years of executive global security experience.

Larner tells The Big Z why he decided to run.

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He says he is excited about the opportunity to serve if elected. Larner will go up against current Madison County Chief Deputy Sheriff, Major Jeff Connor, who announced his intention to run for the office of Sheriff earlier this week.

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