PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Kevin E. Johnson has officially been elected as Tazewell County’s next State’s Attorney over Gabe Casey.

Johnson received 29,598 votes and Casey received 5,869 votes.

Former Tazewell County State’s Attorney Stewart Umholtz resigned in July to run for resident circuit court judge of the 10th Judicial District. He endorsed Johnson to fill his seat.