How Will Obama Effect the Cook County State’s Atty. Race

The latest issue of the Chicago Reporter (not yet online) posits that Obama enthusiasm could boost Ald. Howard Brookins’ chances of becoming the first African American to lead the State’s Attorney office here. They point to note that the March 2004 primary, in which Obama was nominated, had a turnout that was “5.6 points” more than that of March 2000. The highest upswing was in 10 largely black wards and 5 dominated by white liberals.


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