The Cook County Democratic Party has endorsed Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos in his first election campaign since the Illinois Supreme Court appointed him to the bench in 2010. Also expressing support for the candidate are the Chicago Federation of Labor, the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council, the Fraternal Order of Police Chicago Lodge 7, the Chicago Firefighter Union Local 2, and the Indo-American Democratic Organization.
Judge Kyriakopoulos has also received the endorsement of an impressive list of state and local officials who have spoken out in support. “I’ve known Tony for 20 years, first as a prosecutor and now as a judge, and is he exactly the kind of judge we need,” stated Illinois State Senator John G. Mulroe. “Tony is well-respected in the legal community, for his high level of integrity and for being even tempered, intelligent, and administering justice impartially.”
Senator Mulroe joins fellow Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton and the following officials in endorsing Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos:
Alderman Ariel Reboyras (30th Ward)
Alderman Timothy Cullerton (38th Ward)
Committeeman Patricia J. Cullerton (38th Ward)
Alderman Margaret Laurino (39th Ward)
Committeeman Randy Barnette (39th Ward)
Alderman/Committeeman Patrick J. O’Connor (40th Ward)
Alderman/Committeeman Mary O’Connor (41st Ward)
Alderman/Committeeman John Arena (45th Ward)
Alderman Ameya Pawar (47th Ward)
Committeeman Jack J. Lydon (47th Ward)
Committeeman Maine Township Laura M. Murphy
Committeeman New Trier Township Dean Maragos
Representative Gregory Harris (13th District)
Representative John D’Amico (15th District)
Representative Greg Harris (17th District)
Representative Robert J. Martwick, Jr. (19th District)
Dan Dimaria (Mayor Village of Morton Grove)
Andrew Przybilo (Major Village of Niles)
Congressman Mike Quigley
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas
Commissioner Mariyana Spyropoulos (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District)
A longtime resident of the Tenth Judicial Subcircuit, Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos has served the public for 24 years as both an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney and as a judge. He was appointed a full Circuit Cook County Judge of the Tenth Judicial Subcircuit on February 2, 2010. He presides over 6,400 foreclosure cases each year and has gained a reputation for being compassionate, fair, and for understanding the critical role the courts play in one of the most far-reaching financial crises of our time. Based on his legal and trial experience, Judge Kyirakopoulos was rated Highly Qualified by the Chicago Bar Association, its highest rating.
Judge Kyriakopoulos is a graduate of Lane Tech High School, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and The John Marshall Law School. He lives with his wife and two children in the same neighborhood in which he grew up.
For more information on Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos, view the website at www.judgetony.com.