When Elected Board President, Boykin Will:
★ LISTEN to the People
★ Work to make Cook County SAFER
★ Work to make our property taxes FAIRER
★ Work to restore your personal FREEDOM
★ Work to improve our PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM, and your PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
★ Work to ensure adequate FUNDING of our PUBLIC SAFETY SYSTEMS
★ Work to ensure COLLABORATION with all PUBLIC SAFETY STAKEHOLDERS
★ Work to improve the ECONOMIC HEALTH of the people and municipalities of Cook County.
IT'S TIME FOR REAL CHANGE
I know first-hand the challenges we face in Cook County. Gun violence, carjackings, retail theft and other crimes are at all time highs.
High property, sales, and gas taxes are driving people out of Cook County.
“Qualified, Experienced, Accountable, Transparent, Trustworthy, Honest, and Transformational “
★ Knows our Struggles – Raised by a single mother in Englewood
★ Understands Team-Work – Captain of High School Football Team; All City; All State; Line- backer in College
★ Cares about Children – Taught in Chicago Public Schools as Full-Time Substitute Teacher
★ Overcame inner city challenges – Licensed Attorney for over 20 years
★ Knows Cook County Government– Served on the Cook County Board from 2014 – 2018
- Voted AGAINST the SODA POP TAX and LED REPEAL efforts.
- LED REPEAL efforts for tax on feminine hygiene products
- Passed legislation to increase the minimum wage
- LED/SPONSORED legislation to ban assault weapons in Cook County
★ Knows How to Get Things Done In Washington, DC – Served on Capitol Hill for over 11 years: Chief of Staff for Congressman Danny Davis; Lyndon Baine Johnson Law School Intern for Congressman Bobby Rush; and Congressional Black Caucus Fellow for First Black Woman U. S. Senator, Hon. Carol Moseley Braun
★ Is the proud and loving father of a 15-year-old son.