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County Leadership

The Cook County Board of Commissioners is the legislative body of county government, and the President is the Board’s Chief Executive Officer. There are eleven additional Cook County governmental offices, run by their own, independently elected officials.

  • President of the County Board : The President is the chief executive officer of the the County and presides over the meetings of the County Board and directly supervises departments which provide a variety of direct and support services. The President is elected to a four-year term by the voters of the entire County. 
  • Board of Commissioners : The Cook County Board of Commissioners is the governing board and legislative body of the county. It is comprised of 17 Commissioners, each serving a four-year term and is elected from single member districts. Each district represents approximately 300,000 residents.
  • Elected Officials : Eleven independently elected officials run the additional Cook County governmental offices that oversee many functions and services of county government. The County Board has no direct control over these offices, except in the passage of their budgets and approvals of their bond issues, contracts and large expenditures.
     
Leadership Index

President

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Toni Preckwinkle

President

Commissioners

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Robert Steele

2nd District
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John A. Fritchey

12th District
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Jerry "Iceman" Butler

3rd District
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Jesus G. Garcia

7th District
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Joan Patricia Murphy

6th District
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Peter N. Silvestri

9th District
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Bridget Gainer

10th District
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John P. Daley

11th District
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Edwin Reyes

8th District
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Earlean Collins

1st District
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Deborah Sims

5th District
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Stanley Moore

4th District
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Larry Suffredin

13th District
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Gregg Goslin

14th District
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Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman

17th District
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Timothy O. Schneider

15th District
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Jeffrey R. Tobolski

16th District

Elected Officials

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Joseph Berrios

Assessor
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Dorothy Brown

Clerk of the Circuit Court
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Michael M. Cabonargi

Commissioner Board of Review - 2nd District
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Karen A. Yarbrough

Recorder of Deeds
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Dan Patlak

Commissioner Board of Review - 1st District
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Thomas Dart

Sheriff
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Larry R. Rogers, Jr.

Commissioner Board of Review - 3rd District
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Anita Alvarez

State's Attorney
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David Orr

County Clerk
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Maria Pappas

Treasurer
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