Joseph Berrios, Candidate for Cook County Assessor: Under the Microscope
THE INSIDER: With a background as a Democratic Party boss, a lobbyist, and a powerful commissioner of a property tax appeals board, Joseph Berrios now wants to be Cook County assessor, a role that will give him even more sway in picking winners and losers among local taxpayers. Chicago magazine’s political editor—working with the Better Government Association—argues that Berrios shines as a vivid example of the clout-infested politics for which Illinois is famous
By David Bernstein
Published Aug. 30, 2010
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Joseph Berrios faces a tough November election for Cook County assessor.