Recent News About Cook County Officers Electoral Board
Elections board: Chicago lawyer who represented Burge can use Irish maiden name on ballot for judge election
The hearing board said it doesn't matter she's used her maiden name when practicing law or running for other offices. The objector has sought judicial review of that decision.
Challenge filed vs judicial candidacy of lawyer who represented Burge, using Irish maiden name on ballot
A Chicago lawyer, who has defended police officers against misconduct charges, including Jon Burge, is seeking election as a Cook County judge, has been accused of attempting to use her Irish-sounding maiden name to confuse voters.