Speaker Madigan Tells Cook County Democrats Not To Give Former Rep. Luis Arroyo A Say In Picking His SuccessorArroyo has been charged with bribing a state senator in exchange for the senator’s support of sweepstakes-related legislation that would benefit one of Arroyo’s lobbying clients.
Cook County Democratic Party Leaders Urge Ald. Ed Burke, Former Rep. Luis Arroyo To Resign From Party SeatsThe Cook County Democratic Party executive committee voted unanimously to send letters to Arroyo and Burke, asking them to step down because they have been charged with federal crimes.
Preckwinkle Elected Chairman of Cook County Democratic PartyCook County President Toni Preckwinkle was unanimously elected by all eighty wards and township committeemen as the new Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.
Kaegi Defeats Berrios In Cook County Assessor Primary Fritz Kaegi defeated incumbent Joe Berrios in the Democratic race for Cook County Assessor.