Democrat Joseph Berrios will be Cook County's next assessor, defeating independent Forrest Claypool. With 79 percent of precincts reporting, Berrios had about 47 percent of the vote, compared with Claypool's 32 percent.
Longtime Chicago alderwoman Toni Preckwinkle has been elected Cook County board president over Republican Roger Keats and Green Party candidate Tom Tresser.With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Preckwinkle had about 69 percen
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.