Transgender judicial candidate Jill Rose Quinn declares victory in her Cook County judicial candidate primary bid.

For years, Chicago attorney Jill Rose Quinn has wanted to be a judge. But for the longest time, Quinn said, she didn’t think she could land a seat on the bench. “I didn’t think the people would accept a transgender judge,” Quinn told the Tribune. But on Tuesday night, with most precincts reporting, Quinn declared victory after taking a large lead in her bid

Democratic Party Candidates Win County’s Top Races

In two of the most hotly contested races countywide, the Cook County Democratic Party’s endorsed candidates emerged the winners. Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx won her race for re-election against three other candidates. In the state’s Supreme Court race, P. Scott Neville Jr. defeated six other candidates to win election. Neville was appointed to the Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Charles