Earlean Collins, incumbent

Party: Democrat

Campaign Headquarters/Contact: 5943 W. Madison, Chicago, Ill., 60644. Phone: 773-626-2184. Website: www.co.cook.il.us/district01.htm

Profession: County Board commissioner

Education: University of Illinois, B.S.

Experience: Illinois State Senator; Assistant Administrator of Department of Children and Family Services; Chairperson, Business & Economic Development Committee, Public Health Committee, and Family Court and Juvenile Detention Center.

Collins’ campaign did not respond to requests for information on the candidate’s platform.

Henrietta S. Butler, challenger

Party: Republican

Campaign Headquarters/Contact: 1840 N. Mobile, Chicago, Ill.

Butler’s campaign did not respond to requests for additional information on the candidate.