If this year's election for county sheriff seems familiar, there is good reason — the two men running faced each other four years ago during the sheriff's race runoff.
Harold Carter was elected sheriff over Ernie Mendoza that year.
After one term as sheriff, Carter has said he would like a chance to serve the community another four years.
Mendoza, a chief deputy in the county Sheriff's Office, said he would like to use his experience to bring about change.
Both men have decades of experience in law enforcement. Both have devoted their careers to the Imperial Valley.
Carter served three decades with the El Centro Police Department. He retired after five years as police chief.
Mendoza has worked three decades for the Sheriff's Office and has risen in rank to chief deputy — the highest position under the sheriff. Mendoza is in charge of corrections.
This week both talked of their plans for the department.