Democratic incumbent Jeffrey R. Tobolski is a Cook County commissioner representing the 16th district, which includes the neighborhood of Archer Heights in Southwest Chicago and west suburbs including Franklin Park, Cicero and La Grange.

The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board sent the nominees for the Cook County Board of Commissioners a list of questions to find out their views on a range of important issues facing Cook County, but Tobolski was not included in this process because he was uncontested in both primary and general elections.


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