Endorsements: Illinois Appellate Court

AMVOTE Endorses Michael B. Hyman and John Griffin for Illinois Appellate Court

Justice Michael B. Hyman

Justice Michael B. Hyman is seeking to continue to be a member on the Illinois Appellate Court which hears appeals from the Circuit Court of Cook County. He has served on the appellate bench for almost seven years and as a judge for over 12 years. As an appellate justice, Hyman has authored hundreds of decisions, mostly involving criminal law issues.

Judge John Griffin

John Griffin was appointed to the position of Judge of the Appellate Court for the First District of Illinois in May, 2018. John previously was elected to the office of Cook County Circuit Court Judge in 2010 and was elevated to his current Appellate Court Judgeship by the Illinois Supreme Court to fill a vacancy. Judge Griffin’s appointed term of office will expire on December 7, 2020, which is why he needs to run for the Democratic Party nomination in the March 17, 2020 primary election.


The Primary Election is March 17, 2020. Be sure to vote!

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