Tood Stroger interested in replacing William Beavers on Cook County Board

March 22, 2013 4:14:53 PM PDT
Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger wants to replace William Beavers on the county board.

Stroger told the Chicago Sun-Times that he will be reaching out to committeemen this weekend to gain support.

Beavers was convicted Thursday of using his campaign funds to boost his pension and gambling habit.