Update, November 26, 2017: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Bridget Degnen’s name.
Update, September 26, 10:00 p.m.: A few candidates slipped through our search on the Illinois State Board of Elections website. One reader tipped us off, which set us searching again. We’ve adding three Democratic candidates for Cook County Board commissioner to our list, a Republican candidate for sheriff, and will update our story online. Email us if we missed any others: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As petition passing continues and hopefuls weigh their options, we’ve compiled a rundown of committees formed to run for the Cook County Board. Comm. Jerry “Iceman” Butler (D-3), who has served on the board since 1985, has not yet announced he will be stepping down but he has already amassed four challengers, including Cong. Bobby Rush’s son, Flynn.