Former State's Attorney Vying for Position Once Again

By Vanessa Johnson

November 3, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 2:26 AM CDT

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill -- Former McLean County State's Attorney Ronald Dozier wants his old job back.

Dozier is among those vying for the soon to be vacant McLean County State's Attorney position.

Bill Yoder, who currently holds the post, was recently appointed an associate judge for the 11th Circuit and is expected to be sworn in on December 1.

Dozier also served as 11th Circuit Judge and retired in 2006.

Other candidates include Assistant State's Attorney Jane Foster, Bloomington Lawyer Jason Chambers, Mark Messman, and William Workman.

Candidates will speak at the McLean County Board's executive committee meeting November 8.

Chairman Matt Sorensen expects to submit a name for approval to the County Board on November 15.

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