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Cook County Democrats make history by selecting first woman and first African American to lead party

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Cook County Democrats make history by selecting first woman and first African American to lead party

By  crusader via https://chicagocrusader.com

The Cook County Democrats made history earlier this week by selecting the first woman and first African American to lead the largest Democratic party in the Midwest. A unanimous vote by all eighty wards and township committeemen elected Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle as the new Chair.

Former Cook County Chairman Joseph Berrios was named Chair Emeritus for his numerous accomplishments during his tenure — among them was ensuring greater representation of women and 
people of color in government, including 
increasing the number of minority …

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