2010 Cook County, Illinois elections
← 2008 November 2, 2010 2012 →
Turnout52.68%

The Cook County, Illinois general election was held on November 2, 2010.[1]

Primaries were held February 2, 2010.[2]

Elections were held for Assessor, Clerk, Sheriff, Treasurer, President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, all 17 seats of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, Cook County Board of Review district 1, three seats on the Water Reclamation District Board, and judgeships on the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Election information

2010 was a midterm election year in the United States. The primaries and general elections for Cook County races coincided with those for federal (House and Senate) and those for state elections.

Voter turnout

Voter turnout in Cook County during the primaries was 26.41%, with 761,626 ballots cast. The city of Chicago saw 27.282% turnout and suburban Cook County saw 25.54% turnout.[3][4]

The general election saw 52.68% turnout, with 1,424,959 ballots cast. The city of Chicago saw 52.88% turnout and suburban Cook County saw 52.48% turnout.[5][6]

Assessor

2010 Cook County Assessor election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →
Turnout49.88%[5][6]
 
Candidate Joseph Berrios Forrest Claypool Sharon Strobeck-Eckersall
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 648,053 427,842 237,955
Percentage 48.03% 31.71% 17.64%

Assessor before election

James Houlihan
Democratic

Elected Assessor

Joseph Berrios
Democratic

In the 2010 Cook County Assessor election, incumbent Assessor James Houlihan, a Democrat, first appointed in 1997 who was thrice reelected, did not seek reelection to what would have been a fourth full term.[7] Joseph Berrios was elected to succeed him.

Primaries

Democratic

Candidates

Additionally, Andrea Raila had been a candidate before withdrawing from the race.[9]

Endorsements
Raymond A. Figueroa
Newspapers
Organizations
  • Democratic Party of the 49th Ward[14]
Politicians
Robert Shaw
Newspapers
  • Citizen Newspaper Group[16]
Results
Cook County Assessor Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Berrios 203,397 39.14
Democratic Robert Shaw 177,155 34.09
Democratic Raymond A. Figueroa 139,164 26.78
Total votes 519,716 100

Republican

Evanston Township assessor Sharon Strobeck-Eckersall won the Republican primary.[17]

Cook County Assessor Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sharon Strobeck-Eckersall 120,889 100
Total votes 120,889 100

Green

Cook County Assessor Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Robert C. Grota 2,098 100
Total votes 2,098 100

General election

Cook County Assessor election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Berrios 648,053 48.03
Independent Forrest Claypool 427,842 31.71
Republican Sharon Strobeck-Eckersall 237,955 17.64
Green Robert C. Grota 35,378 2.62
Total votes 1,349,228 100

Clerk

2010 Cook County Clerk election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →
Turnout49.79%[5][6]
 
Candidate David Orr Angel Garcia
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,047,462 299,449
Percentage 77.77% 22.23%

Clerk before election

David Orr
Democratic

Elected Clerk

David Orr
Democratic

In the 2010 Cook County Clerk election, incumbent fifth-term Clerk David Orr, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic

Cook County Clerk Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David D. Orr (incumbent) 502,817 100
Total votes 502,817 100

Republican

Cook County Clerk Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Angel Garcia 122,570 100
Total votes 122,570 100

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Clerk election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David D. Orr (incumbent) 1,047,462 77.77
Republican Angel Garcia 299,449 22.23
Total votes 1,346,911 100

Sheriff

2010 Cook County Sheriff election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →
Turnout49.85%[5][6]
 
Candidate Tom Dart Frederick Collins
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,041,696 257,682
Percentage 77.26% 19.11%

Sheriff before election

Tom Dart
Democratic

Elected Sheriff

Tom Dart
Democratic

In the 2010 Cook County Sheriff election, incumbent first-term Sheriff Tom Dart, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic

Cook County Sheriff Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Dart (incumbent) 397,844 76.37
Democratic Sylvester E. Baker Jr. 123,096 23.63
Total votes 520,940 100

Republican

Cook County Sheriff Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederick Collins 124,228 100
Total votes 124,228 100

Green

Cook County Sheriff Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Marshall P. Lewis 2,104 100
Total votes 2,104 100

General election

Cook County Sheriff election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Dart (incumbent) 1,041,696 77.26
Republican Frederick Collins 257,682 19.11
Green Marshall P. Lewis 48,930 3.63
Total votes 1,348,308 100

Treasurer

2010 Cook County Treasurer election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →
Turnout49.91%[5][6]
 
Candidate Maria Pappas Carol A. Morse
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,042,318 307,612
Percentage 77.21% 22.79%

Treasurer before election

Maria Pappas
Democratic

Elected Treasurer

Maria Pappas
Democratic

In the 2010 Cook County Treasurer election, incumbent third-term Treasurer Maria Pappas, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic

Cook County Treasurer Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maria Pappas (incumbent) 493,724 100
Total votes 493,724 100

Republican

Cook County Treasurer Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carol A. Morse 123,408 100
Total votes 123,408 100

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Treasurer election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maria Pappas (incumbent) 1,042,318 77.21
Republican Carol A. Morse 307,612 22.79
Total votes 1,349,930 100

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

2010 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →
Turnout49.92%[5][6]
 
Candidate Toni Preckwinkle Roger A. Keats
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 939,056 357,070
Percentage 69.54% 26.44

President before election

Todd Stroger
Democratic

Elected President

Toni Preckwinkle
Democratic

In the 2010 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election, incumbent President Todd Stroger, a Democrat appointed in 2006 and elected outright to a full term later that year, lost reelection, being unseated in the Democratic primary by Toni Preckwinkle, who went on to win the general election.

Her victory in this election would make Preckwinkle the first woman to be popularly elected to the office of president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, and the second woman overall to hold the position after Bobbie L. Steele.[18]

Primaries

Democratic

Candidates
Polls
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Dorothy A.
Brown
Forrest
Claypool
Terrence J.
O'Brien
Toni
Preckwinkle
Todd
Stroger
Other Undecided
WGN-TV/Chicago Tribune[20] January 16–20, 2010 503 ± 4.4% 24% 16% 36% 11% 12%
WGN-TV/Chicago Tribune[21][22] December 2–8, 2009 502 ± 4.4% 29% 11% 20% 14% 2% 11%
Cooper & Secrest Associates[23] November 11–17, 2009 605 ± 4.0% 29% 15% 16% 13% 27%
Fako & Associates for Supporters of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown[24] April 21–22, 2009 295 ± 5.70% 21% 33% 10% 7%
Bennett, Petts, & Normington for SEIU[25][26][27] March 23—25 2009 ± 4.3 28% 18% 23% 36%
Toni Preckwinkle celebrating her Democratic primary victory
Toni Preckwinkle celebrating her Democratic primary victory
Results
President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Preckwinkle 281,905 48.99
Democratic Terrence J. O'Brien 131,896 22.92
Democratic Dorothy A. Brown 83,150 14.45
Democratic Todd H. Stroger (incumbent) 78,532 13.65
Total votes 575,483 100

Republican

Candidates
Results
President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roger A. Keats 94,398 68.71
Republican John Garrido III 42,986 31.29
Total votes 575,483 100

Green

Candidates
Results
President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Thomas Tresser 2,001 100
Total votes 2,001 100

General election

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Preckwinkle 939,056 69.54
Republican Roger A. Keats 357,070 26.44
Green Thomas Tresser 54,273 4.02
Total votes 1,350,399 100

Cook County Board of Commissioners

2010 Cook County Board of Commissioners election
← 2006 November 2, 2010 2014 →

All 17 seats on the Cook County Board of Commissioners
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Democratic Republican Green
Seats before 12 5 0
Seats won 13 4 0
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady

The 2010 Cook County Board of Commissioners election saw all seventeen seats of the Cook County Board of Commissioners up for election to four-year terms.

1st district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district

Incumbent third-term Commissioner Earlean Collins, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earlean Collins (incumbent) 16,909 47.41
Democratic Adekunle "Ade" B. Onayemi 10,599 29.71
Democratic Derrick Smith 5,370 15.06
Democratic Chris Harris 2,791 7.82
Total votes 35,669 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Ronald Lawless 96 100
Total votes 96 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earlean Collins (incumbent) 68,890 86.13
Green Ronald Lawless 11,095 13.87
Total votes 79,985 100

2nd district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district

Incumbent first-term commissioner Robert Steele, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert B. Steele (incumbent) 15,777 56.71
Democratic Desiree Grode 7,852 28.23
Democratic Frank M. Bass 3,461 12.44
Democratic Erold Elysee 729 2.62
Total votes 27,819 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Michael Smith 82 100
Total votes 82 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert B. Steele (incumbent) 61,499 87.53
Green Michael Smith 8,761 12.47
Total votes 70,260 100

3rd district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 3rd district

Incumbent Commissioner Jerry Butler, a Democrat who first assumed the office in 1985, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 3rd district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry "Iceman" Butler (incumbent) 33,128 74.43
Democratic Monica Torres-Linares 8,216 18.46
Democratic Ronald Oliver 3,163 7.11
Total votes 44,507 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2] The Green Party ultimately nominated Marie J. "Jenny" Wohadlo.

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 3rd district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry "Iceman" Butler (incumbent) 78,106 88.84
Green Marie J. "Jenny" Wohadlo 9,809 11.16
Total votes 87,915 100

4th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district

Incumbent first-term Commissioner William Beavers, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Beavers (incumbent) 26,025 55.32
Democratic Elgie R. Sims, Jr. 21,016 44.68
Total votes 47,041 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Joseph A. Barton 88 100
Total votes 88 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Beavers (incumbent) 81,046 90.58
Green Joseph A. Barton 8,431 9.42
Total votes 89,477 100

5th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district

Incumbent fourth-term Commissioner Deborah Sims, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Deborah Sims (incumbent) 29,923 74.96
Democratic Sheila Y. Chalmers-Currin 9,998 25.04
Total votes 39,921 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Miriam Shabo 1,170 51.98
Republican James Thigpen 1,081 48.02
Total votes 2,251 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Deborah Sims (incumbent) 79,566 90.38
Republican Miriam Shabo 8,471 9.62
Total votes 88,037 100

6th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Patricia Murphy (incumbent) 16,449 53.69
Democratic Nick Valadez 9,248 30.19
Democratic John Fairman 4,939 16.12
Total votes 30,636 100
Republican

Sandra Czyznikiewicz defeated former 6th district Commissioner William Moran[31] and Michael Hawkins in the Republican primary.

Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sandra K Czyznikiewicz 4,330 46.19
Republican William R. Moran 3,062 32.66
Republican Michael Hawkins 1,982 21.14
Total votes 9,374 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Patricia Murphy (incumbent) 54,227 65.37
Republican Sandra K Czyznikiewicz 28,727 34.63
Total votes 82,954 100

7th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district

Incumbent fifth-term Commissioner Joseph Mario Moreno, a Democrat, lost reelection, being unseated in the Democratic primary by Jesús "Chuy" García, who went on to win the general election.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jesus G. Garcia 9,651 54.68
Democratic Joseph Mario Moreno (incumbent) 8,000 45.32
Total votes 17,651 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Paloma Andrade 102 100
Total votes 102 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jesus G. Garcia 24,820 86.26
Green Paloma Andrade 3,952 13.74
Total votes 28,772 100

8th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 8th district

Incumbent Commissioner Edwin Reyes, a Democrat, who been appointed in 2009 after Roberto Maldonado resigned to serve a Chicago alderman, was elected to a full term.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 8th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edwin Reyes (incumbent) 9,256 51.21
Democratic Javier "Xavier" Nogueras 6,075 33.61
Democratic Ariel Rosa 2,742 15.17
Total votes 18,073 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 8th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edwin Reyes (incumbent) 37,147 100
Total votes 37,147 100

9th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district

Incumbent fourth-term Commissioner Peter N. Silvestri, a Republican, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cary Capparelli 24,898 100
Total votes 24,898 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter N. Silvestri (incumbent) 13,196 100
Total votes 13,196 100
Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Brock Merck 151 100
Total votes 151 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter N. Silvestri (incumbent) 47,333 55.29
Democratic Cary Capparelli 31,186 36.43
Green Brock Merck 7,084 8.28
Total votes 81,330 100

10th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 10th district

Incumbent Commissioner Bridget Gainer, a Democrat first appointed in 2009 (to fill the vacancy left after Mike Quigley resigned to assume office as the United States congressman), was elected to a full term.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 10th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bridget Gainer (incumbent) 24,957 100
Total votes 24,957 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2] The Republican Party ultimately nominated Wes Fowler.

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 10th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bridget Gainer (incumbent) 56,723 74.65
Republican Wes Fowler 19,264 25.35
Total votes 75,987 100

11th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district

Incumbent Commissioner John P. Daley, a Democrat in office since 1992, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John P. Daley (incumbent) 37,222 100
Total votes 37,222 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carl Segvich 5,519 100
Total votes 5,519 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John P. Daley (incumbent) 56,711 69.97
Republican Carl Segvich 24,340 30.03
Total votes 81,051 100

12th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 12th district

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Forrest Claypool, a Democrat, did not seek reelection. John Fritchey was elected to succeed him.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 12th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John A. Fritchey 19,878 75.32
Democratic Ted Matlak 6,512 24.68
Total votes 26,390 100
Republican

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2] The Republican Party ultimately nominated William C. "Bill" Miceli.

Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 12th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John A. Fritchey (incumbent) 50,219 74.72
Republican William C. "Bill" Miceli 16,987 25.28
Total votes 67,206 100

13th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Larry Suffredin, a Democrat, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Suffredin (incumbent) 28,751 78.21
Democratic John Michael Keefe 8,012 21.79
Total votes 36,763 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Linda Thompson LaFianza 9,866 100
Total votes 9,866 100
Green
Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green George E. Milkowski 165 100
Total votes 165 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Suffredin (incumbent) 62,562 67.71
Republican Linda Thompson LaFianza 24,597 26.62
Green George E. Milkowski 5,241 5.67
Total votes 92,400 100

14th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district

Incumbent third-term Commissioner Gregg Goslin, a Republican, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jennifer Bishop Jenkins 17,605 100
Total votes 17,605 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Goslin (incumbent) 15,583 63.82
Republican Patrick O'Donoghue 8,836 36.18
Total votes 24,419 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Goslin (incumbent) 60,664 61.89
Democratic Jennifer Bishop Jenkins 37,357 38.11
Total votes 98,021 100

15th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district

Incumbent first-term Commissioner Tim Schneider, a Republican, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Steven Dasakis 12,629 100
Total votes 12,629 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Timothy O. Schneider (incumbent) 13,405 100
Total votes 13,405 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2] The Green Party ultimately nominated Laura Ehorn.

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Timothy O. Schneider (incumbent) 41,106 57.55
Democratic Jim Steven Dasakis 25,976 36.37
Green Lara Ehorn 4,342 6.08
Total votes 71,424 100

16th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Tony Peraica, a Republican, lost reelection to Democrat Jeff Tobolski.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Tobolski 10,635 54.88
Democratic Eddy Garcia 4,262 21.99
Democratic Bill Russ 4,482 23.13
Total votes 19,379 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tony Peraica (incumbent) 9,290 75.07
Republican Brian A. Sloan 3,085 24.93
Total votes 12,375 100

Green

Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Alejandro Reyes 65 59.63
Green Alex Matos 44 40.37
Total votes 109 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Tobolski 34,298 50.67
Republican Tony Peraica (incumbent) 28,661 42.34
Green Alejandro Reyes 4,735 6.99
Total votes 67,694 100

17th district

See also: Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Elizabeth Ann Doody Gorman, a Republican, was reelected.

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick Maher 12,535 52.05
Democratic Victor A. Forys 6,360 26.41
Democratic Donna Sanders 5,187 21.54
Total votes 24,082 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman (incumbent) 11,955 56.18
Republican Mark Thompson 9,323 43.82
Total votes 21,278 100

Green

Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Matthew J. Ogean 57 52.78
Green Richard Dalka 51 47.22
Total votes 108 100

General election

Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman (incumbent) 56,423 58.59
Democratic Patrick Maher 34,686 36.02
Green Matthew J. Ogean 5,194 5.39
Total votes 96,303 100

Cook County Board of Review

2010 Cook County Board of Review election
← 2008 November 2, 2010 2012 →

1 of 3 seats on the Cook County Board of Review
2 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Seats before 3 0
Seats after 2 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1
Seats up 1 0
Races won 0 1

In the 2010 Cook County Board of Review election, one seat, Democratic-held, out of its three seats was up for election.

The Cook County Board of Review has its three seats rotate the length of terms. In a staggered fashion (in which no two seats have coinciding two-year terms), the seats rotate between two consecutive four-year terms and a two-year term.[32]

1st district

See also: Cook County Board of Review 1st district

Incumbent first-term member Brendan Houlihan, a Democrat who had been elected in 2006, lost reelection to Republican Dan Patlak. This election was to a two-year term.[32]

Primaries

Democratic
Cook County Board of Review 1st district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brendan F. Houlihan (incumbent) 109,750 100
Total votes 109,750 100
Republican
Cook County Board of Review 1st district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Patlak 48,218 52.51
Republican Sean M. Morrison 43,600 47.49
Total votes 91,818 100
Green

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Green primary.[2]

General election

Cook County Board of Review 1st district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Patlak 256,891 51.69
Democratic Brendan F. Houlihan (incumbent) 240,070 48.31
Total votes 496,961 100

Water Reclamation District Board

2010 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago election
← 2008 November 2, 2010 2012 →

3 of 9 seats on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
5 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Democratic Republican Green
Seats before 9 0 0
Seats after 9 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Seats up 3 0 0
Races won 3 0 0

In the 2010 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago election, three of the nine seats on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago board were up for election in an at-large race.[2] Since three six-year seats were up for election, voters could vote for up to three candidates and the top-three finishers would win.

Two of the incumbents for the three seats were seeking reelection, Democrats Barbara McGowan and Mariyana T. Spyropoulos.[33] Each won reelection, joined by fellow Democrat Michael A. Alvarez in winning election.

Primaries

Democratic

Water Reclamation District Board election Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mariyana T. Spyropoulos (incumbent) 180,730 14.78
Democratic Barbara McGowan (incumbent) 179,955 14.72
Democratic Michael A. Alvarez 158,172 12.94
Democratic Kari K. Steele 141,649 11.59
Democratic Todd Connor 130,383 10.66
Democratic Maureen Kelly 123,590 10.11
Democratic Kathleen Mary O'Reilley 110,810 9.06
Democratic Wallace Davis, III 98,694 8.07
Democratic Stella B. Black 98,588 8.06
Total votes 1,222,571 100

Republican

Water Reclamation District Board election Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Chialdikas 101,817 61.44
Republican Jimmy Lee Tillman II 63,914 38.56
Total votes 165,731 100

Green

Water Reclamation District Board election Green primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Diana Horton 1,611 37.08
Green John "Jack" Ailey 1,393 32.06
Green Nadine Bopp 1,341 30.86
Total votes 4,345 100

General election

Water Reclamation District Board election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael A. Alvarez 679,058 23.10
Democratic Mariyana T. Spyropoulos (incumbent) 669,036 22.76
Democratic Barbara McGowan (incumbent) 659,353 22.43
Republican Paul Chialdikas 380,787 12.95
Republican Jimmy Lee Tillman II 227,549 7.74
Green Diana Horton 141,943 4.83
Green John "Jack" Ailey 93,301 3.17
Green Nadine Bopp 88,834 3.02
Total votes 2,939,861 100

Judicial elections

8 judgeships on the Circuit Court of Cook County were up for partisan elections due to vacancies.[1] Other judgeships had retention elections.

13 subcircuit courts judgeships were also up for partisan elections due to vacancies.[1] Other judgeships had retention elections.

Other elections

Coinciding with the primaries, elections were held to elect the Democratic, Republican, and Green committeemen for the suburban townships.[34]

See also

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