Tag: Cook County Board of Commissioners

Boykin’s Rowdy Funeral Task Force Gears Up As Violence Erupts In Suburbs

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A brawl that broke out during a funeral procession near the corner of Jackson Boulevard and Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park on Sept. 8. | YouTube 

On a Saturday afternoon in early September, Oak Park resident Michael O’Malley was in the back of his home in the 800 block of Wisconsin Avenue, when he heard arguing coming from the street outside.

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Boykin Concedes To Johnson In 1st District Race

Monday, March 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2:40 p.m.

Featured image: Brandon Johnson, who defeated Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin in the March 20 Democratic Primary election. | File 

First District Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin has conceded to Brandon Johnson, a former Chicago teacher and union organizer.

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‘This Race Is Not Over,’ Says Boykin

Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Brandon Johnson and Commissioner Richard Boykin. | File 

Two days after the polls closed on the March 20 Primary Election, the race for the 1st District seat on the Cook County Board of Commissioners is still undecided. 

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