More Latinos are filing for public office and/or for party positions in Illinois and Cook County. An important observation is several Latino politicians hold more than one political position within their communities.
THERE ARE two Latino candidates who have filed for the March 20, 2012 Primary Election for a Countywide positions. Incumbent Anita Alvarez who is seeking re-election as Cook County State’s Attorney and has been endorsed by the Cook County Democratic Party. The other, Ricardo Munoz, filed his candidacy for Clerk of the Circuit Count on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. “I’m a lifelong reformer. My career has been about cleaning up government.” said Munoz.
LATINO CANDIDATES who filed for the Office of Democratic Ward Committeeman for the Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Primary Election are: