Stroger receives endorsements from mayors

January 16, 2010 4:02:22 PM PST
Sixteen south suburban mayors are throwing their support behind Todd Stroger in the race for Cook County board president.The endorsements were announced Saturday at an event in Riverdale, Ill.

The mayors acknowledged current president Stroger's various accomplishments in healthcare and management.

Stroger is running against Ald. Toni Preckwinkle, water reclamation board President Terrence O'Brien and circuit court Clerk Dorothy Brown in the Democratic primary.