Judge Ron White announced Aug. 10 his intention to run for Circuit Judge for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy left by the appointment of the Honorable Frederick J. Kapala to the federal court.
Judge White has been an associate judge for the past nine years, and is the presiding judge in felony drug court.
Prior to being appointed to the bench, he was an assistant states attorney for 20 years, of which 10 years were spent as a deputy states attorney.
Judge White and The Citizens to Elect Judge Ron White are planning a campaign kick off event after the Labor Day weekend. Citizens to Elect Judge Ron White may be contacted at One Court Place, Suite 404, Rockford or JudgeRonWhite@aol.com.
from the Aug. 22-28, 2007, issue