A candidate’s marriage is put to the test every campaign season, but it’s made even harder if both people in a marriage are running for office.

That’s the case for one Central Florida couple — husband and wife and partners in fighting crime.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and former Orlando police chief Val Demings squeeze in time together when they can while both are running for office — Mr. Demings for re-election, and Mrs. Demings for Congress in the newly redrawn District 10 against Republican Rep. Dan Webster.

They were nice enough to let us drop in while they had breakfast at Oley’s off of Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando.

It just may have been the only hour they would see each other all day.

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Jerry and Val Demings balance running for office and family
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