Dorothy Brown

Candidate statement: "I ask you for your vote, because, in these very serious times, especially for our criminal justice system, it's important that we have a Clerk of Court, that will protect court records for all the people, not just for the privileged few."

Karen Yarbrough

Candidate statement: "My guiding vision for the Cook County Recorder of Deeds is 'Accuracy-Efficiency-Advocacy.' That means protecting an accurate public record of property ownership and doing it with only the minimum amount of taxpayer resources needed to get the job done."

Michelle Harris

Candidate statement: "I am a strong community-based advocate who works very hard to improve the lives of Chicago residents. I'm experienced and dedicated to public service. And that's why I am seeking election as the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County."

Jacob Meister

Candidate statement: "My vision is a Circuit Court Clerk’s office that operates the court system effectively and efficiently so the focus is on justice instead of bureaucracy."

Diane Shapiro

Candidate statement: "My vision for this office is to first eliminate the Security Detail and refund all of the money spent on this to the Cook County Coffers. I will accept only a CTA Pass, Metra Pass and gasoline allowance for my personal vehicle only when traveling from courthouse to courthouse."