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Most suburban Cook County April 5th local elections unchallenged

Most suburban Cook County elections uncontestedNearly 60 percent of election contests will be uncontested next Tuesday in suburban Cook County, Clerk David Orr announced Monday.

In local races for offices including village trustee, school board member and park district commissioner, only 287 of 716 contests have more candidates than openings. Fifty-five seats are altogether without a candidate.

Please also visit our Map Room to see maps of contested races for:

Municipalities (71 of 132 municipalities have at least one contested race)
Elementary School Districts (60 contested races)
High School Districts (21)
Community College Districts (6)
Park Districts (27)
Library Districts (17)

For more information, contact Courtney Greve at 312.603.0931 or Trevor Layton at 312.603.0997.  Or click here for the County Clerk’s website.