On Saturday morning, Cook County Democratic committeemen unanimously selected Ed Moody to succeed the late 6th District Commissioner Joan Murphy, who passed away on September 18. Moody is the current Worth Township Highway Commissioner and a more than 25 year “active member” of House Speaker Mike Madigan’s 13th Ward Democratic Organization, according to his resume. Moody was the presumed top pick by county stakeholders ahead of Saturday’s selection meeting. 

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