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2020 Cook County Candidate Questionnaires

Coverage of the 2020 Illinois primary election races for Cook County, including candidate questionnaires.

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ENDORSEMENT: Marci Suelzer for Illinois House in 52nd District

Among her priorities are ethics reform, assisting small businesses, strengthening local schools, environmental protection and clean-energy jobs.

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ENDORSEMENT: Kim Foxx for state’s attorney — because Cook County can’t dare go back

The job of a prosecutor, Foxx understands, is not just to rack up convictions, but to fight for justice and real community safety.

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Troy Hernandez, Green Party nominee for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner

He has done environmental justice work for eight years.

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Kimberly Neely du Buclet, Democratic nominee for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner

She has been an MWRD commissioner since 2018.

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M. Cameron ‘Cam’ Davis, Democratic nominee for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner

He was elected as an MWRD commissioner in 2018.

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Eira L. Corral Sepúlveda, Democratic nominee for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner

She is currently serving her third term as elected village clerk of Hanover Park.

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Brian Dennehy, Cook County State’s Attorney Libertarian nominee profile

He is an attorney and accountant.

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Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic nominee profile

She was elected to her first term as state’s attorney in 2016.

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Patrick W. ‘Pat’ O’Brien, Cook County State’s Attorney Republican nominee profile

He is a former assistant Cook County state’s attorney and Cook County Circuit Court judge.

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Tammy Wendt, Cook County Board of Review 1st District Democratic nominee profile

She was a Cook County assistant state’s attorney from 2000 to 2004.

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Dan Patlak, Cook County Board of Review 1st District Republican nominee profile

He has been a Board of Review commissioner since 2010.

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Iris Y. Martinez, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Democratic nominee profile

She has been a state senator since 2003.

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Barbara Bellar, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Republican nominee profile

She is a lawyer and a doctor.

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Just Eat swallows Grubhub creating restaurant delivery giant

Amsterdam-based Just Eat Takeaway.com said late Wednesday that it was acquiring Chicago-based Grubhub, snatching it away from ride-hailing giant Uber, which had been reportedly seeking to team Grubhub with its Uber Eats business.

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A side-by-side look at plans by Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic candidates Kim Foxx, Bill Conway, Donna More and Bob Fioretti

From Jussie Smollett to bail reform, the candidates share their views and ideas.

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Abdelnasser Rashid, Cook County Board of Review commissioner Democratic candidate profile

He served as policy director and deputy chief of staff for former Cook County Clerk David Orr, and he was chief policy officer for Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi.

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Richard Boykin, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Democratic candidate profile

He is a former Cook County commissioner and former chief of staff to Congressman Danny Davis.

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Iris Martinez, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Democratic candidate profile

She has served as a state senator since 2003. She is the chamber’s assistant majority leader.

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Michael Cabonargi, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Democratic candidate profile

He is currently vice chair of the Democratic Party of Illinois and commissioner at the Cook County Board of Review.

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Jacob Meister, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Democratic candidate profile

He is founder and chairman of Civil Rights Agenda, a nonprofit statewide civil rights organization.

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Bob Fioretti, Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic candidate profile

He is a civil rights lawyer and former Chicago alderman.

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Bill Conway, Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic candidate profile

He is a former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney and Navy intelligence officer.

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Donna More, Cook County State’s Attorney Democratic candidate profile

She is a former state and federal prosecutor.