Toni Preckwinkle (D) is running for Cook County Board President: the South Side alderman recently picked up the endorsement of the New Trier Democratic Organization. | Read Full Profile
Chicago Ald. Toni Preckwinkle has surged to a significant lead in the Democratic primary for Cook County Board president as she has become better known and liked among suburban voters, a Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows.
Board President Todd Stroger fell to last place among the four candidates, his support dropping to 11 percent from 14 percent six weeks ago.