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Stanley Moore: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 4th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Stanley Moore

“Once we put people back to work we will put a stop to the senseless violence that has plagued our community,” Stanley Moore says. Learn more about this candidate.

George Blakemore: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 3rd District

| Rebecca Palmore

“I intend to truly act as the people’s representative,” says George Blakemore. Learn more about this candidate.

Bill Lowry: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 3rd District

| Rebecca Palmore
Bill Lowry

“We need effective leadership rooted in communication, collaboration and action,” says Bill Lowry. Learn more about this candidate.

Dennis Deer: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 2nd District

| Rebecca Palmore
Dennis Deer

“We need leaders who both understand the community and have experience fixing the kinds of problems we face,” says Dennis Deer. Learn more about this candidate.

Brandon Johnson: Candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 1st District

| Rebecca Palmore
Brandon Johnson

“People in Cook County deserve leadership that won’t be afraid to ask that the wealthy pay their fair share,” says Brandon Johnson. Learn more about this candidate.

Fritz Kaegi: Candidate for Cook County Assessor

| Rebecca Palmore
Fritz Kaegi

“I will never take campaign contributions from the property tax appeals lawyers who do business with Cook County,” says Fritz Kaegi. Learn more about this candidate.

Maria Pappas: Candidate for Cook County Treasurer

| Rebecca Palmore
Maria Pappas

“Just as the banking industry is undergoing a transformation, so too am I continuing to automate the Treasurer’s Office,” says Maria Pappas. Learn more about this candidate.

Tom Dart: Candidate for Cook County Sheriff

| Rebecca Palmore
Tom Dart

“The Sheriff’s Office has won praise for progressive reforms to improve and maintain the safety and security of all those housed and employed at the Cook County Jail,” says Tom Dart. Learn more about this candidate.

Karen Yarbrough: Candidate for Cook County Clerk

| Rebecca Palmore
Karen Yarbrough

“Having already saved taxpayers millions of dollars as Recorder, I plan to use that same fiscal discipline to build the best County Clerk’s Office in the country,” says Karen Yarbrough. Learn more about this candidate.

Toni Preckwinkle: Candidate for Cook County Board President

| Rebecca Palmore
Toni Preckwinkle

“While we’ve made tremendous progress, there’s more work to do to improve the health and safety of our residents in every neighborhood,” Toni Preckwinkle says. Learn more about this candidate.

Geoffrey Cubbage: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 2-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Geoffrey Cubbage

“We know our water isn’t as clean as it should be – only two of our seven wastewater treatment plants even use an industry-standard third-stage disinfectant treatment,” says Geoffrey Cubbage. Learn more about this candidate.

Cam Davis: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 2-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Cam Davis

“I want to make our region the green infrastructure capital of the world,” says Cam Davis. Learn more about this candidate.

Rachel Wales: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 2-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Rachel Wales

“With climate change creating increased rainfall, the MWRD must approve more innovative green projects to lessen stress placed upon city sewer systems,” Rachel Wales says. Learn more about this candidate.

Tammie Felicia Vinson: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Tammie Felicia Vinson

“Acknowledging climate change and implementing strategies to address this reality are essential to the operation of the district,” Tammie Felicia Vinson says. Learn more about this candidate.

Karen Roothaan: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Karen Roothaan

“Overflows can be a threat to public health, but they also indicate an agency that has not fully addressed the changes expected in the frequency and severity of our storms,” says Karen Roothaan. Learn more about this candidate.

Shundar Lin: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Shundar Lin

“I am running to give my family and all people in Cook County clean water,” says Shundar Lin. Learn more about this candidate.

R. Cary Capparelli: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
R. Cary Capparelli

“If you, like I, are tired of machine politics that misspend your tax dollars then stop voting for Democrats,” says R. Cary Capparelli. Learn more about this candidate.

Kari K. Steele: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Kari K. Steele

“I work diligently every day, to protect workers, promote fiscal responsibility and transparency, and ensure we maintain a clean water environment,” says Kari K. Steele. Learn more about this candidate.

Debra Shore: Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 6-Year Term

| Rebecca Palmore
Debra Shore

“I’m running for re‐election because the people of Cook County deserve a strong conservation advocate on the Board, because I’ve been able to be an effective leader, and because water matters,” says Debra Shore. Learn more about this candidate.

Lauren Underwood: Candidate for Congress, 14th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Lauren Underwood

“I believe that representatives should be transparent and honest about their votes,” says Lauren Underwood. Learn more about this candidate.

Nick Stella: Candidate for Congress, 11th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Nick Stella

“It’s about time that the people of the 11th district have a congressman who knows the meaning of the word representative,” says Nick Stella. Learn more about this candidate.

Bill Foster: Candidate for Congress, 11th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Bill Foster

“You can count on me to continue fighting for an economy that works for all of us, not just those at the top,” says Bill Foster. Learn more about this candidate.

Doug Bennett: Candidate for Congress, 10th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Doug Bennett

“Our representatives seem to spend more time fighting with each other than listening to us,” says Doug Bennett. Learn more about this candidate.

Brad Schneider: Candidate for Congress, 10th District

| Rebecca Palmore
Brad Schneider

“You can count on me to continue fighting for an economy that works for all of us, not just those at the top,” says Brad Schneider. Learn more about this candidate.

John Elleson: Candidate for Congress, 9th District

| Rebecca Palmore
John Elleson

“No party, politician, family, or corporation, should have a lock on America,” says John Elleson. Learn more about this candidate.

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