(12-15-22) At this morning’s Board of Mercer County Commissioners meeting the Commissioners appointed Julie Peel to serve as the acting Mercer County Recorder effective January 1st, 2023. Peel, a current employee in the Recorder’s office, will replace Angie King, who was elected as the new 84th District State Representative this past November.

Peel (37) is a resident of Rockford.

King who is a Republican allows the Mercer County Republican Party to appoint a permanent recorder in January.