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Commitment to Excellence


Christopher Pfannkuche [pronounced fawn’ cook]  is, and has always been, a go-getter. He has set the standards very high, and will continue to fight for change until his vision has been reached. Working in the legal realm for 30+ years, Christopher has a history of excellence, and holds the public interest in the highest regard. Please explore the site to find out more about Christopher and his vision for a better State's Attorney's Office.


During his career as a prosecutor, Christopher worked with federal agents at over a dozen separate federal agencies. He was instrumental in helping to obtain a number of convictions for them at the state level. Through his years as a prosecutor, he worked on numerous cases with the former U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service (I.N.S.), but also with the Department of Homeland Security (D.H.S.) Special Agents assigned to the new Office of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.), the Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I.), the Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.), the U.S. Secret Service (U.S.S.S.), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (D.O.T.), the U.S. Postal Service Inspectors Office (U.S.P.S.), the Transportation Security Administration (T.S.A.), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (A.T.F.), the U.S. Marshals Service (U.S.M.S.), the Department of Justice (D.O.J.) and the federal prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office (U.S.A.).


Why Your Vote Counts

Cook County is facing three major issues: public corruption, widespread violent crime and an opioid drug epidemic, the likes Cook County has never seen before. Christopher's experience is extensive and he has the answers that will fix our broken system. Those answers are outlined in his Five Point C.R.I.M.E Platform that will put us on the 'Road to Restore' Cook County!

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