Eric Zorn has a column about the canidates for Cook County recorder of deeds.
I used to work in the Title Insurance business and did a lot of work on systems that recorded property transactions. Since I still have ties to the industry and I am going to keep my opinions to myself. I would recomend that you read the Zorn column however and will leave you with this thoughts.
Should a position be elected when it doesn't really have any policy role in government.