Posts Tagged “Cook County”

Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

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Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition After a grueling election fight for the First District of the Cook County Board of Review, the Cook County Board of Elections issued a certification officially declaring Democrat Tammy Wendt as the winner over Republican incumbent Dan Patlak. The two contenders issued statements…

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As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset

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As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset

As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset As mail-in ballots continue to be counted, the Cook County contest for Board of Review inn the First District race between Dan Patlak & Tammy Wendt flipped with Wendt now soundly leading by 3,695 votes. Patlak was declared…

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Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades

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Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades

Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas discusses how property taxes have doubled over the past 20 years in Cook County with the largest increases in Suburban Chicagoland, increasing more than 116 percent during the past two decades. Pappas discusses the study her office completed…

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Early voting in Lyons

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Early voting in Lyons

Early voting in Lyons Village among many sites in Cook County By Steve Metsch Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty welcomed local, state and federal officials and candidates to the front steps of the village hall on Oct. 19 to promote early voting in Cook County. Monday marked the opening of early voting which runs through Nov….

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Four Cook County Judges you should watch out for

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Four Cook County Judges you should watch out for

Opinion: Four Cook County Judges you should watch out for The politics of judicial retentions: Why you should look hard at all of the judges running for re-election, ignore the politicians and the legal bar associations and instead remember those names who surface during the year and vote against their retention. One of the judges…

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Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics?

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Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics?

Is Judge Demacopoulos seeking revenge against her critics? Anna Helen Demacopoulos, a Cook County Judge seeking retention criticized for having the highest number of rulings reversed, is allegedly lobbying against support of nonprofit voter education efforts regarding judicial retention. Issue trying to get revenge against her critics? By Ray Hanania Anna Helen Demacopoulos, a Cook…

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