The decision by the Central Committee of the Cook County Democratic Party to pull its support for two judges seeking retention was based on a thorough, thoughtful and exhaustive report from the Judicial Retention Committee as part of an effort to root out judges who fail to live up to the ethics expected of the judiciary and who continue to mete out sentences that
Please Join the Cook County Democratic Party, Chair Toni Preckwinkle with Honorary Co-Chair Mayor Lori E. Lighfoot for a Zoom reception honoring Gary Perinar, James D Montgomery and Jaquie Algee, on Thursday October 15, 2020 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. For tickets, please visit: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ccdems2020 or download response card.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle won re-election to serve another two-year term as chair of the Democratic Party by unanimous vote. The party’s annual convention to elect officers was held virtually April 15. In the March primary election, the party’s diverse slate of candidates won 71 percent of their respective races. In two of the most hotly contested races, Cook County State’s Attorney