By: Diane Benjamin
Fact: Jason Chambers was formerly on the Normal Town Council. When I asked him years ago how the debt would be paid his response was: “It’s all paid for”.
(How is that working out?)
Fact: Jason Chambers became State’s Attorney after winning the November 2012 election. He is the one who failed to prosecute Tari Renner for misuse of a credit card thus making it clear no one will be prosecuted locally for the same. He also was sued federally by an employee in the State’s Attorney’s office: https://blnnews.com/2019/10/03/federal-lawsuit-names-jason-chambers/
Fact: In June 2018 Chambers was appointed a Circuit Judge. He skipped being an Associate Judge.
(How did that happen?)
Chambers will be on both the primary ballot and the November ballot since now he has to run for office. This is the Republic ballot, he doesn’t have a primary opponent:
In November he won’t have an opponent either, the Democrats have no one running against him:
Unless the Democrats slot a candidate before November, you are stuck with Judge Chambers.
The most you can do is leave it blank. That will show somebody needs to run against him next time.