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Shelby County Sheriff Koonce Electioneering Using County Resources –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On September 26, 2020

Shelbyville, IL. (ECWd) –

Shelby County Sheriff Don Koonce is electioneering using County resources according to a document obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections.

On Sep 22, 2020, Sheriff Don Koonce, faxed a Form D-1, Statement of Organization, reporting a change of address for the Don Koonce for Sheriff Political Committee to the State Board of Elections.

He used the fax machine located at the Sheriff’s Office to fax a political committee report to the State Board of Elections.

This type of activity is prohibited under the State Officials and Employee Ethics Act, or in some local governments, their own local Ethics Ordinance (which Shelby County has), and prohibited under Article VIII, Section 1(a) of the Constitution.

Koonce D-1-9-22-2020


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1 Comment
  • PK
    Posted at 19:04h, 29 September Reply

    Now I gotta wonder if the requestors change of address request was duly rejected by the receiver!

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