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Douglas CountyCandidate for State's Attorney

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Kate Watson

Republican
Attorney
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Implement structured diversion programs to combat recidivism and addiction like Drug Court.
  • Increase community access and outreach with increased communication and an open door policy.
  • Maintain a safe community for Douglas County families and businesses.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Attorney
First Assistant State's Attorney, Douglas County State's Attorney (1996–current)
First Assistant State's Attorney, Douglas County State's Attorney Office — Elected position (1996–current)
First Assistant State's Attorney, Douglas County State's Attorney Office — Elected position (1996–current)

Education

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctor, 1993, Criminal law and procedure, rules of civil procedure, Constitutional law, Moot Court and government law (1993)
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctor, 1993, Criminal law and procedure, rules of civil procedure, Constitutional law, Moot Court and government law (1993)

Community Activities

President, Douglas County Bar Association (2016–current)
Finance Committee, Tuscola United Methodist Church (2014–current)
Member, Tuscola Kiwanis (2015–current)
Member, Arcola Sunrise Rotary Club (2016–current)
Member, Douglas County Republican Women (2014–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (1)

  • Chapin Rose, Illinois State Senator, 51st District

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