Tom Dart

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Dart in 2017

Thomas J. Dart (born May 25, 1962)[1] is an American politician and police official. He is the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois since 2007. A Democrat, he is the chief executive of the second largest such department in the United States after Los Angeles.

Dart was a member of the Illinois Senate from 1991 to 1993. From 1993 to 2003, he was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Dart was the Democratic nominee for state treasurer of Illinois but lost to incumbent Republican Judy Baar Topinka.[2]

Dart, who studied at Loyola University, lives in Mount Greenwood, Chicago.[3]

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  1. U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. "Loss to Topinka - 2002 State Treasurer General Election Results - Illinois". Uselectionatlas.org. 2007-01-02. Retrieved 2010-02-04.
  3. "Sheriff's Biography". Cookcountysheriff.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04.

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