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Atteberry Withdraws Candidacy for Shelby County Judge Seat

Dennis Atteberry will not be seeking the Shelby County Circuit Judge seat. He has withdrawn his candidacy after an objection to his campaign was filed. The Illinois State Board of Elections reported Atteberry’s withdrawal Friday afternoon.


Atteberry’s withdrawal leaves Republican Amanda S. Ade-Harlow of Moweaqua to challenge Democrat Gina Vonderheide of Shumway in the general election. Ade-Harlow currently serves as an Associate Judge in Shelby County while Vonderheide is the Shelby County State’s Attorney.


The two are vying for the seat formerly held be Allen Bennett, who died in November.

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