2014 Cook County, Illinois elections

The Cook County, Illinois general election was held on November 4, 2014.[1]

2014 Cook County, Illinois elections
← 2012 November 4, 2014 2016 →
Turnout49.30%

Primaries were held March 18, 2014.[2]

Elections were held for Assessor, Clerk, Sheriff, Treasurer, President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, all 17 seats of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, Cook County Board of Review seat 3, three seats on the Water Reclamation District Board, and judgeships on the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Election informationEdit

2014 was a midterm election year in the United States. The primaries and general elections for Cook County races coincided with those for federal congressional races and those for state elections.

Voter turnoutEdit

Voter turnout in Cook County during the primaries was 16.26%, with 458,396 ballots cast. Among these, 285,728 Democratic, 169,922 Republican, 245 Green, and 2,501 nonpartisan primary ballots were cast. The city of Chicago saw 16.54% turnout and suburban Cook County saw 15.99% turnout.[3][4]

The general election saw 49.30% turnout, with 1,364,436 ballots cast. The city of Chicago saw 48.81% turnout and suburban Cook County saw 49.79% turnout.[5][6]

AssessorEdit

2014 Cook County Assessor election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →
Turnout34.71%
   
Candidate Joseph Berrios
Party Democratic
Popular vote 960,435
Percentage 100%

Assessor before election

Joseph Berrios
Democratic

Elected Assessor

Joseph Berrios
Democratic

In the 2014 Cook County Assessor election, incumbent first-term Assessor Joseph Berrios, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

Cook County Assessor Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Berrios (incumbent) 207,460 100
Total votes 207,460 100

RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Assessor election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Berrios 960,435 100
Total votes 960,435 100

ClerkEdit

2014 Cook County Clerk election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →
Turnout38.36%[5][6]
   
Candidate David Orr
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1,061,515
Percentage 100%

Clerk before election

David Orr
Democratic

Elected Clerk

David Orr
Democratic

In the 2014 Cook County Clerk election, incumbent sixth-term Clerk David Orr, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and the general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

Cook County Clerk Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David D. Orr (incumbent) 241,876 100
Total votes 241,876 100

RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Clerk election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David D. Orr (incumbent) 1,061,515 100
Total votes 1,061,515 100

SheriffEdit

2014 Cook County Sheriff election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →
Turnout38.15%[5][6]
   
Candidate Tom Dart
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1,055,783
Percentage 100%

Sheriff before election

Tom Dart
Democratic

Elected Sheriff

Tom Dart
Democratic

In the 2014 Cook County Sheriff election, incumbent second-term Sheriff Tom Dart, a Democrat, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

Cook County Sheriff Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Dart (incumbent) 177,401 69.35
Democratic William "Bill" Evans 36,740 14.36
Democratic Sylvester E. Baker, Jr. 26,010 10.17
Democratic Tadeusz "Ted" Palka 15,661 6.12
Total votes 255,812 100

RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Sheriff election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas J. Dart (incumbent) 1,055,783 100
Total votes 1,055,783 100

TreasurerEdit

2014 Cook County Treasurer election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →
Turnout37.88%[5][6]
 
Candidate Maria Pappas
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1,048,234
Percentage 100%

Treasurer before election

Maria Pappas
Democratic

Elected Treasurer

Maria Pappas
Democratic

In the 2014 Cook County Treasurer election, incumbent fourth-term Treasurer Maria Pappas, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

Cook County Treasurer Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maria Pappas (incumbent) 242,603 100
Total votes 242,603 100

RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Treasurer election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Maria Pappas (incumbent) 1,048,234 100
Total votes 1,048,234 100

President of the Cook County Board of CommissionersEdit

2014 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →
Turnout38.77%[5][6]
   
Candidate Toni Preckwinkle
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1,072,886
Percentage 100%

President before election

Toni Preckwinkle
Democratic

Elected President

Toni Preckwinkle
Democratic

In the 2014 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election, incumbent first-term President Toni Preckwinkle, a Democrat, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Preckwinkle (incumbent) 240,831 100
Total votes 240,831 100

RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Preckwinkle (incumbent) 1,072,886 100
Total votes 1,072,886 100

Cook County Board of CommissionersEdit

2014 Cook County Board of Commissioners election
← 2010 November 4, 2014 2018 →

All 17 seats on the Cook County Board of Commissioners
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Seats before 13 4
Seats won 13 4
Seat change    

The 2014 Cook County Board of Commissioners election saw all seventeen seats of the Cook County Board of Commissioners up for election to four-year terms.

Fifteen members were reelected. One member did not seek reelection. One member was defeated in their party's primary. This meant that a total of two individuals were newly-elected.

As these were the first elections held following the 2010 United States Census, the seats faced redistricting before this election.

1st districtEdit

Incumbent fourth-term Commissioner Earlean Collins, a Democrat, did not seek reelection. Democrat Richard Boykin was elected to succeed him.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard R. Boykin 7,288 30.38
Democratic Blake Sercye 6,118 25.51
Democratic Isaac "Ike" Carothers 5,602 23.35
Democratic Brenda Smith 4,111 17.14
Democratic Ronald Lawless 868 3.62
Total votes 23,987 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 1st district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard R. Boykin 68,305 99.36
Write-in Others 441 0.64
Total votes 68,746 100

2nd districtEdit

Incumbent second-term commissioner Robert Steele, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert B. Steele (incumbent) 13,365 100
Total votes 13,365 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 2nd district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert B. Steele (incumbent) 57,091 100
Total votes 57,091 100

3rd districtEdit

Incumbent Commissioner Jerry Butler, a Democrat who first assumed the office in 1985, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 3rd district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry "Iceman" Butler (incumbent) 19,830 81.79
Democratic Rosemary Reeves 4,415 18.21
Total votes 24,245 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 3rd district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry "Iceman" Butler (incumbent) 77,354 100
Total votes 77,354 100

4th districtEdit

Incumbent Commissioner Stanley Moore, a Democrat who was appointed to the office in 2013, was reelected to a full term.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Stanley S. Moore (incumbent) 15,649 65.24
Democratic Nicholas "Nick" Smith 4,930 20.55
Democratic Robert R. McKay 3,290 13.72
Write-in Others 116 0.48
Total votes 23,985 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 4th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Stanley S. Moore (incumbent) 75,192 100
Total votes 75,192 100

5th districtEdit

Incumbent fifth-term Commissioner Deborah Sims, a Democrat, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Deborah Sims (incumbent) 17,320 84.21
Democratic Timothy "Tim" Parker 3,203 15.57
Write-in Others 4 0.21
Total votes 20,567 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 5th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Deborah Sims (incumbent) 70,542 100
Total votes 70,542 100

6th districtEdit

Incumbent third-term Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy, a Democrat, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Patricia Murphy (incumbent) 12,359 100
Total votes 12,359 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 6th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Patricia Murphy (incumbent) 65,796 100
Total votes 65,796 100

7th districtEdit

Incumbent first-term Commissioner Jesús "Chuy" García, a Democrat, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jesus G. Garcia (incumbent) 6,416 100
Total votes 6,416 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 7th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jesus G. Garcia (incumbent) 25,320 100
Total votes 25,320 100

8th districtEdit

Incumbent Commissioner Edwin Reyes, a Democrat, lost reelection, being unseated in the Democratic primary by Luis Arroyo Jr., who went on to win the general election unopposed.

Reyes had first been appointed in 2009 (after Roberto Maldonado resigned to serve a Chicago alderman), and had been elected to a full term in 2010.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 8th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Luis Arroyo Jr. 8,084 54.91
Democratic Edwin "Eddie" Reyes (incumbent) 6,560 44.56
Write-in Others 77 0.52
Total votes 14,721 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 8th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Luis Arroyo Jr. 37,529 100
Total votes 82,088 100

9th districtEdit

Incumbent fifth-term Commissioner Peter N. Silvestri, a Republican, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank L. Mc Partlin 8,392 100
Total votes 8,392 100
RepublicanEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter N. Silvestri (incumbent) 15,178 100
Total votes 15,178 100

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 9th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter N. Silvestri (incumbent) 51,290 63.06
Democratic Frank L. Mc Partlin 30,040 36.94
Total votes 81,330 100

10th districtEdit

Incumbent Commissioner Bridget Gainer, a Democrat first appointed in 2009 and elected outright to a full-term in 2010, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 10th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bridget Gainer (incumbent) 12,640 100
Total votes 12,640 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 10th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bridget Gainer (incumbent) 64,914 100
Total votes 64,914 100

11th districtEdit

Incumbent Commissioner John P. Daley, a Democrat in office since 1992, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John P. Daley (incumbent) 18,443 100
Total votes 18,443 100
RepublicanEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carl Segvich 7,178 100
Total votes 7,178 100

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 11th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John P. Daley (incumbent) 54,093 68.61
Republican Carl Segvich 24,744 31.39
Total votes 78,837 100

12th districtEdit

Incumbent first-term Commissioner John Fritchey, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 12th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Fritchey (incumbent) 10,709 100
Total votes 10,709 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 12th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Fritchey (incumbent) 51,499 100
Total votes 51,499 100

13th districtEdit

Incumbent third-term Commissioner Larry Suffredin, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Suffredin (incumbent) 16,065 100
Total votes 16,065 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 13th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Suffredin (incumbent) 68,715 100
Total votes 68,715 100

14th districtEdit

Incumbent fourth-term Commissioner Gregg Goslin, a Republican, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Republican primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Democratic primary.[2]

RepublicanEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Goslin (incumbent) 16,258 100
Total votes 16,258 100

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 14th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gregg Goslin (incumbent) 66,217 100
Total votes 66,217 100

15th districtEdit

Incumbent second-term Commissioner Tim Schneider, a Republican, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael A Urban 4,165 100
Total votes 4,165 100
RepublicanEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Timothy O. Schneider (incumbent) 13,332 100
Total votes 13,332 100

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 15th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Timothy O. Schneider (incumbent) 40,569 58.83
Democratic Michael A Urban 28,392 41.17
Total votes 68,961 100

16th districtEdit

Incumbent first-term Commissioner Jeff Tobolski, a Democrat, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Tobolski (incumbent) 9,183 100
Total votes 9,183 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 16th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Tobolski (incumbent) 34,910 100
Total votes 34,910 100

17th districtEdit

Incumbent third-term Commissioner Elizabeth Ann Doody Gorman, a Republican, was reelected.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Hickey 7,693 100
Total votes 7,693 100
RepublicanEdit
Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman (incumbent) 13,292 59.25
Republican Barbara Bellar 9,142 40.75
Total votes 22,434 100

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Commissioners 17th district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman (incumbent) 56,926 100
Total votes 56,926 100

Cook County Board of ReviewEdit

2014 Cook County Board of Review election
← 2012 November 4, 2014 2016 →

1 of 3 seats on the Cook County Board of Review
2 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Seats before 2 1
Seats after 2 1
Seat change    
Seats up 1 0
Races won 1 0

In the 2014 Cook County Board of Review election, one seat, Democratic-held, out of its three seats was up for election. Incumbent Larry Rogers, Jr. was reelected.

The Cook County Board of Review has its three seats rotate the length of terms. In a staggered fashion (in which no two seats have coinciding two-year terms), the seats rotate between two consecutive four-year terms and a two-year term.[7]

3rd districtEdit

Incumbent third-term member Larry Rogers, Jr., a Democrat last reelected in 2012, was reelected, running unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election. This election was to a four-year term.[7]

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit
Cook County Board of Review 3rd district Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Rogers, Jr. (incumbent) 109,750 100
Total votes 109,750 100
RepublicanEdit

No candidates, ballot-certified or formal write-in, ran in the Republican primary.[2]

General electionEdit

Cook County Board of Review 3rd district election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Larry Rogers, Jr. (incumbent) 386,382 100
Total votes 386,382 100

Water Reclamation District BoardEdit

2014 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago election
← 2012 November 4, 2014 2016 →

3 of 9 seats on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
5 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Democratic Republican Green
Seats before 9 0 0
Seats after 9 0 0
Seat change      
Seats up 3 0 0
Races won 3 0 0

In the 2014 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago election, three of the nine seats on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago board were up for election in an at-large race.[2] Since three six-year seats were up for election, voters could vote for up to three candidates and the top-three finishers would win.

Two of the incumbents for the three seats were seeking reelection, Cynthia M. Santos and Frank Avila [8][9] both Democrats. Each won reelection. Joining them in winning the general election was fellow Democrat Tim Bradford.

PrimariesEdit

DemocraticEdit

Water Reclamation District Board election Democratic primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cynthia M. Santos (incumbent) 117,240 18.16
Democratic Frank Avila (incumbent) 116,164 17.99
Democratic Timothy "Tim" Bradford 112,152 17.37
Democratic Josina Morita 89,086 13.80
Democratic Kathleen Mary O'Reilley 67,071 10.39
Democratic Frank Edward Gardner 42,336 6.56
Democratic Tom Courtney 37,468 5.80
Democratic Brendan Francis Houlihan 33,821 5.24
Democratic Adam Miguest 16,185 2.51
Democratic John S. Xydakis 11,925 1.85
Write-in Others 2,266 0.35
Total votes 645,714 100

RepublicanEdit

Water Reclamation District Board election Republican primary[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James "Jim" Parrilli 87,164 33.81
Republican Herb Schumann 85,504 33.16
Republican R. Cary Capparelli 85,161 33.03
Total votes 257,829 100

General electionEdit

Water Reclamation District Board election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cynthia M. Santos (incumbent) 691,880 22.49
Democratic Frank Avila (incumbent) 617,361 20.06
Democratic Timothy "Tim" Bradford 593,522 19.29
Republican James "Jim" Parrill 290,138 9.43
Republican Herb Schumann 279,855 9.10
Republican R. Cary Capparelli 254,142 8.26
Green Karen Roothaan 130,319 4.24
Green George Milkowski 108,888 3.54
Green Michael Smith 110,851 3.60
Total votes 3,076,956 100

Judicial electionsEdit

11 judgeships on the Circuit Court of Cook County were up for partisan elections due to vacancies.[1][10] 72 circuit court judges had retention elections.[1]

15 subcircuit courts judgeships were also up for partisan elections due to vacancies.[1] Multiple subcircuit judges had retention elections.[11]

Other electionsEdit

Coinciding with the primaries, elections were held to elect both the Democratic and Republican committeemen for the suburban townships.[12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ a b "35 ILCS 200/5-5". ilga.gov. Government of Illinois. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
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  9. ^ "Frank Avila - D (incumbent)". WTTW News. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Downloadable Vote Totals". Illinois Secretary of State. Archived from the original on 4 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Illinois judicial elections, 2014". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  12. ^ "POST-ELECTION REPORT Inside the Numbers: Gubernatorial Primary Election Suburban Cook County March 18, 2014" (PDF). Cook County Clerk. Retrieved 20 November 2020.