Cook County Board of Commissioners


Cook County Board of Commissioners

The Cook County Board of Commissioners is a legislative body made up of 17 commissioners who are elected by district for four year terms. Cook County, which includes the City of Chicago, is the nation's second largest county with a population of 5.2 million residents. The county board sets policy and laws for the county regarding property, public health services, public safety, and maintenance of county highways.[1] It is presided over by the County Board President, currently Toni Preckwinkle.

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Composition

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 13
  Republican Party 4
 Total
17

List of County Commissioners

This is a list of the Cook County Commissioners in order by district. This list is current as of December 2010.

District Commissioner In office since Party
President Toni Preckwinkle 2010 Democrat
1st Earlean Collins 1998 Democrat
2nd Robert Steele 2006 Democrat
3rd Jerry "Iceman" Butler 1986 Democrat
4th William Beavers 2006 Democrat
5th Deborah Sims 1996 Democrat
6th Joan Patricia Murphy 2002 Democrat
7th Jesus Garcia 2010 Democrat
8th Edwin Reyes 2009 Democrat
9th Peter N. Silvestri 1990 Republican
10th Bridget Gainer 2009 Democratic
11th John P. Daley 1992 Democratic
12th John Fritchey 2010 Democrat
13th Larry Suffredin 2002 Democrat
14th Gregg Goslin 1998 Republican
15th Timothy Schneider 2006 Republican
16th Jeffrey R. Tobolski 2010 Democrat
17th Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman 2002 Republican

References

  1. ^ About the Cook County Board of Commissioners

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