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Moon Withdraws From Prosecutor Race

It’s official.

Clark County Prosecutor John Moon, who served eight terms as Associate Circuit Judge before becoming Prosecutor, has withdrawn from the race.  As of now, his opponent, Republican Holly Conger, will be the only candidate on the ballot in November.

Moon cited financial considerations in his decision, weighing the costs of continuing in the position against a possible retirement or other business venture.

Clark County Prosecutor John Moon.

Clark County Prosecutor John Moon.

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3 Responses to Moon Withdraws From Prosecutor Race

  1. belinda petersen

    August 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM

    this county not only needs a new prosecutor it needs the whole court house and sheriffs office cleaned out and there is no doubt in my mind it will happen everyone needs to come forward with everything they know about these horrible people

  2. s Shannan

    August 19, 2014 at 7:58 PM


  3. Jared Brunk

    August 19, 2014 at 4:48 PM

    Hm, or could it be other reasons?

    “Formal disciplinary orders and findings can be obtained from the Supreme
    Court Clerk’s Office. Feb. 24, 1998 #80541 and June 25, 2002 #84474.” ~ in an email from Jim Smith of the Commission on Retirement, Removal and Discipline of Judges. However, this does not explain why he had to step down as a judge – but I have sent out queries as to why he was allowed to be a prosecutor.

    Also, I wrote a letter to State Auditor Tom Schweich just this past Sunday about why it would be a good idea to assign a special prosecutor to Mary Jones’ case; if she hasn’t gone through the rounds already we’ll see if this happens.

    And many other things… the public deserves the right to know!

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