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12/01/2017
Statement by Chairman Joseph Berrios on the Passing of Committeeman Tim Bradford

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing today of Commissioner Tim Bradford. We lost a great man and public servant, who was devoted to making Rich Township a better place for his constituents."

11/27/2017
Cook County Democrats Submit Record Number of Petition Signatures for their 2018 Endorsed Slate

This morning, the Cook County Democrats submitted a record number of signatures for their 2018 endorsed slate which includes: countywide constitutional officers, Metropolitan Water Reclamation district commissioners and countywide judicial candidates.


11/03/2017
Cook County Democrats Slate Attorney General and Pass Sexual Harassment Resolution

Following is a Statement by Cook County Chairman Joseph Berrios on today’s Attorney General slating and the sexual harassment resolution

10/31/2017
Attorney General Endorsement Session Friday 11/3

The Cook County Democratic Party will hold an endorsement session for Illinois Attorney General on Friday November 3 starting at 9 AM


10/10/2017
Event Announcement: Upcoming Reception

You are invited to a cocktail reception honoring Paul Booth,rnFormer Executive Assistant to the President at AFSCME and Longtime Democratic Activist Carrie Austin 34th Ward Committeeman

08/11/2017
Cook County Democratic Party Endorses Slate for March Primary

The Cook County Democratic Party today endorsed JB Pritzker for Illinois Governor and its slate for the March Primary.


05/17/2017
Cook County Democratic Party Announces Cook County Together

The Cook County Democrats' grassroots kick-off to defeat Rauner & Trump

03/20/2017
Dates Announced for Pre-Slating and Slating

Dates have been announced for pre-slating and slating for candidates seeking our endorsement for the 2018 election.


11/22/2016
Statement on the 2016 General Election Results

Analysis of the 2016 General Election in Cook County and what we need to do as Democrats going forward.

10/14/2016
Cook County Democratic Party Cocktail Reception a Huge Success!

The Cook County Democratic Party held its annual cocktail reception on October 13 at the Hilton Chicago.


10/13/2016
Cocktail Reception Honoring Tom Balanoff and Robert F Martwick

The Cook County Democratic Party, Chairman Joseph Berrios With Honorary Co-Chairs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Toni Preckwinkle Cordially invite you to a cocktail reception honoring Tom Balanoff, President, SEIU Local 1 and Robert F Martwick, Committeeman, Norwood Park Township


04/13/2016
Cook County Democratic Party Re-Elects Joseph Berrios Chairman

CHICAGO (April 13, 2016) – The Cook County Democratic Party today unanimously re-elected Joseph Berrios to a sixth term as its chairman.

01/14/2016
Cook County Democratic Party Endorses Kim Foxx for States Attorney

CHICAGO (January 14, 2016) – The Cook County Democratic Party today unanimously endorsed Kim Foxx for Cook County State’s Attorney in the March Primary.


10/29/2015
October Event Honoring Jorge Ramirez and Edward Burke is Huge Success

The reception honoring Jorge Ramirez and Edward Burke was a great success! With attendance packing the Hilton's Grand Ballroom, it was one of the biggest so far. The event brought together old friends and new, in support of Democratic values.

10/28/2015
Cocktail Reception Honoring Jorge Ramirez and Edward Burke

The Cook County Democratic Party, Chairman Joseph Berrios With Honorary Co-Chairs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Toni Preckwinkle Cordially invite you to a cocktail reception honoring Jorge Ramirez and Edward Burke.


10/23/2015
Cook County Democratic Party Endorses Michelle Harris for Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Cook County Democratic Party today unanimously endorsed Alderman Michelle Harris (8th) for Clerk of the Circuit Court in the March Primary after pulling its support from the incumbent Dorothy Brown.

08/15/2015
Cook County Democratic Party Endorses Slate for March Primary

The Cook County Democratic Party today endorsed its slate for the March Primary including Hillary Clinton for President of the United States and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza for Illinois State Comptroller.


08/12/2015
Slating Scheduled for August 18 & 19

Slating is scheduled for August 18 & 19. For an appointment, please contact the Cook County Democratic Party.

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