Saturday, February 27, 2016

United Hellenic Voters of America announce Cook County Judicial endorsements

The United Hellenic Voters of America have announced their endorsements for the March 15 primary election. (Click here for the complete list of all candidates endorsed by the UHVA.)

While the UHVA makes endorsements in both Democratic and Republican primary races, the UHVA did not this year make any endorsements of Republicans in any Cook County judicial races. In contested Cook County judicial races, the UHVA made the following endorsements:
Countywide races

Rossana Patricia Fernandez - Elrod vacancy
Alison C. Conlon - Hogan vacancy
Aleksandra "Alex" Gillespie - Howlett, Jr. vacancy
Carolyn J. Gallagher - Johnson vacancy
Devlin J. Schoop - Karnezis vacancy
Pat Heneghan - Palmer vacancy
Daniel Patrick Duffy - Ruscitti Grussel vacancy
Fredrick H. Bates - Walsh vacancy

Subcircuit races

Jerry Esrig - 9th Subcircuit Berman vacancy
Eve Marie Reilly - 10th Subcircuit Howard vacancy
Louis George Apostol - 12th Subcircuit Kazmierski Jr. vacancy
Janet Cronin Mahoney - 12th Subcircuit Mathein vacancy
James Edward Hanlon, Jr. -12th Subcircuit "A" vacancy
The UHVA also endorsed a number of Cook County judicial candidates who are running in uncontested races. These include both Appellate Court candidates, Judge Eileen O'Neill Burke and Justice Bertina E. Lampkin; Countywide Circuit Court candidates John Fitzgerald Lyke, Jr. (Biebel, Jr. vacancy), Brendan A. O'Brien (Love vacancy), Maureen O'Donoghue Hannon (O'Brien vacancy); and 12th Subcircuit candidate Judge Carrie Hamilton (Tristano vacancy). Only Hamilton faces Republican opposition in November.

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