Job: Circuit judge
Facebook: Judge John Knight
Education: Law degree, Washington University
Previous offices: Bond County state's attorney
Qualifications: U.S. Army veteran, 20 years courtroom experience as a prosecutor, 12 years service to the circuit as the presiding judge in Bond County.
Top issues: Maintaining the integrity of a court system that ensures fair and impartial treatment to all civil litigants; that protects the rights of victims of crime as well as the accused; and that provides open and equal access to all.