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Sheriff Lumbeck Announces Bid For Re-election

Henderson County Sheriff Mark Lumbeck announces that he will be seeking re-election for a fourth term as Henderson County Sheriff on the Democratic ticket in the primary election on February 2010.

"I have enjoyed serving the citizens of Henderson County for 34 years," Lumbeck said.

Lumbeck started his career at the sheriff's office in January 1975.

Lumbeck, 53, was elected sheriff in November 1998, and to the office he brought with him over 20 years experience as a deputy sheriff.

In 1999 Sheriff Lumbeck implemented the Henderson County Crime Stoppers program. He was appointed Special Deputy U.S. Marshall in 2002 and represents Henderson County on the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force for the Central District of Illinois, and is past chairman of the Western Illinois Police Training Unit 2003-2008.

Sheriff Lumbeck and his wife Debbie live in Oquawka.