Former Alvarez Campaign Co-Chair Karen Yarbrough, Congressman Danny K. Davis Endorse Kim Foxx for State’s Attorney

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Cook County Recorder of Deeds and Proviso Township Committeewoman Karen Yarbrough on Sunday rescinded her endorsement of incumbent State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and backed challenger Kim Foxx along with U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis and a spate of other West Suburban mayors, state legislators and other local elected leaders. Yarbrough had until recently been Alvarez’s campaign co-chair. “Kim Foxx grew up in the communities most impacted by the scourge of violent crime in our County–so she understands what victims are going through,” said Yarbrough. “As a veteran prosecutor who has taken on some of the county’s most dangerous felony cases, she has what it takes to bring sweeping reform and restore integrity to our criminal justice system.”

In addition to Yarbrough and Davis, Foxx received the endorsements of Broadview Mayor Sherman Jones, Hillside Mayor Joe Tamburino, Fr. Maywood Mayor Henderson Yarbrough, Fr. Maywood Mayor Don Williams, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Barbara McGowan, State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, Proviso Township Trustee Clarence Thomas, Proviso Township Clerk Anthony Williams, Maywood Trustees Isaiah Brandon, Antoinette “Toni” Dorris, Ron Rivers and Mike Rogers, Fr. Maywood Trustee Gary Woll, Maywood School Board Members Kasharii Parker, Regina Rivers and Gwaine Dianne Williams, and Maywood Park District President Lincoln Smith and Park District Board Member Arnetta Burnside.

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