Referendum On Ballot Proposes Consolidation Of County Offices

Ballot measures in the community.
Ballot measures in the community.

Referendum On Ballot Proposes Consolidation Of County Offices

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One referendum on the ballot suggests consolidating county offices. If it garners the votes, the Cook County Recorder of Deeds would be abolished. That’s office’s duties would transfer to the Cook County Clerk’s Office. To be more informed about your vote, we get a quick explainer about what each office does.

Chicago Tribune political reporter Hal Dardick covers the County and he has the answers.