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Race for state's attorney

Justice SystemRichard M. DaleyEdward M. BurkeMaggie DaleyElections
Maggie Daley and her husband, State Sen. Richard Daley, prepare to cast their votes in the Democratic primary for state's attorney in March 1980. Daley trounced Ald. Edward M. Burke, the Democratic organization candidate, to become the party's nominee for Cook County state's attorney. Tribune archive