A Look At North Suburban Lake County’s Unprecedented Blue Wave

2018 was the first time Democrats ever had a majority on the Lake County Board. Now, they have a supermajority.

Trump Loses Chicago
Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden celebrate outside Trump Tower Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Chicago. AP Photo/Paul Beaty
Trump Loses Chicago
Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden celebrate outside Trump Tower Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Chicago. AP Photo/Paul Beaty

A Look At North Suburban Lake County’s Unprecedented Blue Wave

2018 was the first time Democrats ever had a majority on the Lake County Board. Now, they have a supermajority.

Two years ago during the midterm elections, Democrats on the Lake County Board had a majority for the first time in the county’s history. Now, while securing a supermajority on the board in 2020, they’ve also flipped the State’s Attorney’s seat.

Lake County State’s Attorney-elect Eric Rinehart joins Reset to discuss the area’s blue wave and break down his priorities in office.

GUEST: Eric Rinehart, Lake County State’s Attorney-elect