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Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons won't seek re-election

"Stay tuned," a Facebook post from Gibbons' election page said Friday.
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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. — Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons will not seek re-election in 2020 after 10 years in the job.

Gibbons announced his decision in a Facebook post Friday morning. In the post, Gibbons said he would announce his future plans "very soon."

Gibbons was appointed to take over as state's attorney on November 17, 2010 to fill out the remaining 2-year term of former State's Attorney William A. Mudge after Mudge was was elected Circuit Judge. In 2012 and 2016 he sought and won re-election.

Gibbons is an Edwardsville, Illinois, native and graduate of St. Louis University Law School.

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