Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court

The clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County manages court records and court orders and serves the more than 400 judges who hear traffic, civil, criminal, juvenile and all other cases originating in Chicago and suburban Cook County. The office also collects and disburses all filing fees and fines for the court.


Iris Y. Martinez

Incumbent Democrat

“I need at least one more term to fulfill my goals and promises to the people of Cook County, and I look forward to doing so.”

Mariyana Spyropoulos


“We must elect qualified Clerks to have experience in our legal system and a track record of results as elected officials. The citizens who interact with our legal system deserve leaders who are held to the highest standards.”

Did not participate

Lupe Aguirre


Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Michael Murphy


“The system is broken, and it is time to fix it.”

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