Cook County Democratic Party accepting County Clerk applications following death of Karen Yarbrough

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Monday, April 22, 2024
Cook County Democratic Party accepting applications for County Clerk
Cook County Clerk applications are being accepted until Wednesday by the Democratic Party for the vacant position following Karen Yarbrough's death.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- There is a new call out Sunday for a new Cook County Clerk.

The call out comes after the recent passing of Clerk Karen Yarbrough.

The Cook County Democratic Party has told interested candidates to email their resume by Wednesday.

The party will then host a meeting on Friday to hear from the candidates and take two votes.

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One vote will be for an interim clerk, and another vote will be to place a Democratic candidate on the November ballot to serve the final two years of Yarbrough's unexpired term.

More information about the meeting and how to submit and application can be found on the Cook County Democratic Party's website.