CARTERVILLE, IL – Williamson County native, Judge James “Randy” Moore will be announcing his intention to seek election to the southern Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court based in Mt. Vernon on October 13th at 11:30 a.m. Judge Moore will be joined by State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) and other supporters on the public area in front of the 5th Appellate Court House. Luechtefeld is serving as Judge Moore’s campaign chairman. Judge Moore was elected in 2008 and most recently retained in 2014 to the deep southern Illinois First Circuit Court based in Marion. The Judge has also enjoyed the confidence of the Illinois Supreme Court after he was assigned to the First Circuit in 2007, prior to his election in 2008. Most recently, Judge Moore was assigned to the Appellate bench by the seven-member Illinois Supreme Court on January 2, 2015 — the position he currently holds.