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  Cook County Sheriff
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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Sheriff
OfficeSheriff
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1974 - 03:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start December 10, 1974 - 12:00pm
Term End December 10, 1978 - 12:00pm
ContributorRMF
Last ModifiedRMF January 28, 2008 05:51pm
Data SourcesChicago Tribune, 11/7/1974
Description Term dates conjectural.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameRichard J. Elrod Votes887,028 (50.30%)
Term12/10/1970 - 12/10/1974 Margin10,479 (+0.59%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1978
NameRichard J. Elrod Votes787,547 (56.28%)
Term12/10/1978 - 12/10/1982 Margin175,696 (+12.56%)
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Name (I) Sheriff Richard J. Elrod Peter Bensinger  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes702,251 (53.75%) 604,372 (46.26%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -97,879 (-7.49%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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