With the intense general election for Cook County assessor, and – to a lesser extent – the one for board president, you’ve likely heard the arguments tossed around by each candidate on why they’re the better fit.
Among the long list of elected officials Illinois voters will be asked to select this year are the judges. Yeah – we know – many of you skip over this part of the ballot. But there are good reasons not to do that.
Dozens of U.S. municipalities have declared themselves sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. A Cook County declaration bans the Sheriff's Office from assisting with an investigation of someone's immigration status.