The filing deadline has come and gone for those looking to run for the 4th Judicial Circuit Shelby County Resident Judge Position. Three people have filed to fill the seat vacated by the death of Allen Bennett.
One lone Democrat has filed for the position. Shelby County State’s Attorney Gina Vonderheide of Shumway is running for the judgeship on the democratic ticket.
On the Republican side, Associate Judge Amanda Ade-Harlow will seek the Shelby County judge seat, and local attorney Dennis Atteberry is also running for the position. Atteberry does have a pending objection to his candidacy.
Illinois’ primary election is set for March 20.