Democratic Party Wins Top Spot On Cook County Gubernatorial Election Ballot

The top spot on the ballot in the November 8, 2022, Gubernatorial Election in Cook County will go to Democratic Party candidates.

Mail Ballot Applications Now Available For Suburban Cook County Voters For November Gubernatorial Election

Suburban Cook County voters may now apply for their Mail Ballots in the November 8, 2022, Gubernatorial Election.

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Karen A. Yarbrough, Cook County's first African American and female Clerk, has a B.A. in Business Management from Chicago State University, an M.A. in Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University, and advanced leadership studies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Karen has served on numerous boards, enhancing the quality of life for citizens and has received many prestigious awards highlighting her advocacy, community service and legislative work. Click here to view her entire biography.