Attorney Tammy Wendt is racing to prepare for her swearing in as the newest commissioner for the Cook County Board of Review.

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, defense attorney Tammy Wendt sat down to write a concession statement acknowledging that she had failed in her longshot bid to unseat Cook County Board of Review Comm. Dan Patlak (R-1). Leading by about 37,000 votes, Patlak appeared headed for a fourth term on the board, whose decisions wield massive power over tax bills assigned to the county’s nearly 2 million properties.

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