President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

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The President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners is the chief executive of county government in Cook County, Illinois.[1] They are the head of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners
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Incumbent
Toni Preckwinkle

since December 6, 2010
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderCharles C. P. Holden
Formation1876

Office descriptionEdit

OfficeholdersEdit

President[2] Term start Term end Terms Years   Party
Charles C. P. Holden 1876 1877
D.W. Clark 1881 1882
Joseph Donnersberger 1883 1884
George C. Klehm
J. Frank Aldrich 1886 1887
Henry C. Senne 1887 1889
George Edmanson 1889 1890
Robert J. Smith 1890 1891
John M. Green 1891 1892
George Edmanson 1892 1893
George Struckman 1893 1894
Daniel D. Healy 1894 1898
James C. Irwin 1898 1900
John J. Hanberg 1900 1902
Henry G. Foreman 1902 1904 Republican[3]
Edward J. Brundage 1904 1907 Republican[4]
William Busse 1907 1910 Republican[5]
Peter Bartzen 1910 1912 Democratic[6]
Alexander A. McCormick 1912 1914 Progressive[7]
Peter Reinberg 1914 1921 Democratic[7]
Daniel Ryan Sr. 1921 1922 Democratic
Anton Cermak 1922 1931 Democratic
Emmett Whealan 1931 1934 Democratic[8]
Clayton F. Smith 1934 1946 Democratic[9]
William N. Erickson 1946 1954 Republican[10]
Dan Ryan Jr. 1954 1961 Democratic
John J. Duffy 1961 1962 Democratic[11]
Seymour Simon 1962 1866 1 4 Democratic[12]
Richard B. Ogilvie 1966 January 1969 Republican
George Dunne January 1969 December 1990 Democratic
Richard Phelan December 1990 December 1994 1 4 Democratic
John Stroger December 5, 1994 August 1, 2006 Democratic
Bobbie L. Steele August 1, 2006 December 4, 2006 Democratic
Todd H. Stroger December 4, 2006 December 6, 2010 1 4 Democratic
Toni Preckwinkle December 6, 2010 10 Democratic

Recent election resultsEdit

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners general elections
Year Winning candidate Party Vote (pct) Opponent Party Vote (pct) Opponent Party Vote (pct) Opponent Party Vote (pct)
1986[13] George Dunne Democratic 808,126 (60.61%) Joseph D. Matthewson Republican 525,288 (39.39%)
1990[14] Richard J. Phelan Democratic 714,638 (55.65%) Aldo DeAngelis Republican 405,771 (31.60%) Barbara J. Norman Harold Washington Party 163,817 (12.76%)
1994 John H. Stroger, Jr. Democratic Joe Morris Republican Aloysius Majerczyk Harold Washington Party Jerome Carter Populist
1998[15] John H. Stroger, Jr. Democratic 834,972 (63.49%) Aurelia Marie Pucinski Republican 480,191 (36.61%)
2002[16][17] John H. Stroger, Jr. Democratic 901,679 (68.73%) Christopher A. Bullock Republican 410,155 (31.27%)
2006[18] Todd H. Stroger Democratic 690,945 (53.68%) Tony Peraica Republican 596,212 (46.32%)
2010[19] Toni Preckwinkle Democratic 939,056 (69.54%) Roger A. Keats Republican 357,070 (26.44%) Thomas Tresser Green 54,273 (4.02%)
2014[20] Toni Preckwinkle Democratic 1,072,886 (100%)
2018[21] Toni Preckwinkle Democratic 1,355,407 (96.11%) Others Write-ins 54,917 (3.89%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Office of the President | CookCountyIL.gov". www.cookcountyil.gov. Government of Cook County. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "Cook County, Illinois - Secretary of the Board". legacy.cookcountyil.gov. Office of the Secretary to the Board of the Cook County Board of Commissioners. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "DRIVERS GO INTO POLITICS". Newspapers.com. Chicago Tribune. November 3, 1902. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  4. ^ "EDWARD J. BRUNDAGE Republican Candidate for President of County Board". Newspapers.com. Chicago Eagle. October 29, 1904. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  5. ^ Chicago Daily News National Almanac for 1910. Chicago Daily News. p. 459. Retrieved November 11, 2020.
  6. ^ "MANN'S FOE CITES 'HIGH PRICE' FIGUREs IN CONGRESS FIGHT". Newspapers.com. October 29, 1910. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  7. ^ a b "WORTHY COUNTY CANDIDATES GET "TRIBUNE'S" O.K.". Newspapers.com. Chicago Tribune. November 1, 1914. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  8. ^ "CERMAK SELECTS OFFICIAL FAMILY". Newspapers.com. The Indianapolis Star. April 10, 1931. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  9. ^ "CLAYTON F. SMITH". Newspapers.com. Chicago Tribune. January 1, 1946. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  10. ^ "List of County Board Candidates". Newspapers.com. Chicago Tribune. October 26, 1954. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  11. ^ "Study of Family Court Offered by County Board". Newspapers.com. Chicago Tribune. November 8, 1961. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  12. ^ "Simon Raps Charges From GOP on 'Waste". Newspapers.com. Arlington Heights Herald. October 4, 1962. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  13. ^ "OFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS GENERAL ELECTION COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1986" (PDF). voterinfo.net. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 3, 2008.
  14. ^ "OFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS GENERAL ELECTION COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1990" (PDF). voterinfo.net. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 3, 2008.
  15. ^ "OFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS GENERAL ELECTION COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1998" (PDF). results.cookcountyclerkil.gov.
  16. ^ "TABULATED STATEMENT OF THE RETURNS AND PROCLAMATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE CANVASS OF THE ELECTION RETURNS FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION HELD IN EACH OF THE PRECINCTS IN ALL THE WARDS IN THE CITY OF CHICAGO ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2002 A.D." (PDF). Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. Retrieved June 18, 2020.
  17. ^ "SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY RESULTS". voterinfonet.com. Cook County Clerk. Archived from the original on February 9, 2005.
  18. ^ "Cook County and the City of Chicago Combined Summary Report November 2006 General Election Tuesday, November 7th, 2006" (PDF). Cook County Clerk's Office. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
  19. ^ "Cook County General Election November 2, 2010 Combined Summary Report" (PDF). Cook County Clerk's Office. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
  20. ^ "General Election Cook County and The City of Chicago Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Combined Summary" (PDF). Cook County Clerk's Office. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
  21. ^ "Cook County and The City of Chicago General Election November 6, 2018 Combined Summary" (PDF). Cook County Clerk's Office. Retrieved March 9, 2020.