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Cook County Candidates Face Ballot Position Lottery Tuesday

(Chicago) – Insider: Cook County Clerk David Orr will conduct lotteries on Tuesday to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 18, 2014 primary election.

Candidates competing for the same office who filed simultaneously Nov. 25 at 9 a.m., the first day of candidate filing, will be included in one lottery. Candidates for the same office who filed between 4 and 5 p.m. on Dec. 2, the last day of filing, will be included in a separate ballot lottery, for the last spot on the ballot.

Anyone who filed after 9 a.m. on Nov. 25 and before 3:59 p.m. on Dec. 2 will be on the ballot in the order they turned in their nomination paperwork.


Democratic Party

Commissioners, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
Slate A: Frank Avila, Timothy ‘Tim’ Bradford, Josina Morita
Slate B: Tom Courtney, Adam Miguest, John S. Xydakis
Slate C: Frank Edward Gardner, Kathleen Mary O’Reilley
Cynthia M. Santos

Sheriff, Cook County
Thomas J. Dart
Tadeusz ‘Ted’ Palka

Cook County Board Commissioner, 1st District
Richard R. Boykin
Isaac ‘Ike’ Carothers
Blake Sercye
Brenda Smith

Cook County Board Commissioner, 8th District
Luis Arroyo, Jr.
Edwin ‘Eddie’ Reyes

Hanover Township Committeemen
Steve Caramelli
Howard Krick

Leyden Township Committeemen
Jon Victor Medina
Barrett F. Pedersen

Proviso Township Committeemen
James ‘Papa’ Brewer
Karen A. Yarbrough

Republican Party

Cook County Board Commissioner, 17th District
Barbara Bellar
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Doody Gorman

Elk Grove Township Committeemen
Scott Lietzow
Arthur Niewiardowski


Democratic Party
Cook County Board Commissioner, 4th District
L. Elizabeth “Jacquie” Lewis
Robert R. McKay
Nicholas “Nick” Smith

The lottery will be held at Orr’s office, 69 W. Washington, Fifth Floor at 10:00 a.m.

A full list of candidates can be found here: bit.ly/1arhvuI.

Objections to candidate nomination petitions will be posted here: bit.ly/186vyeH.


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