"The Tribune strongly endorses Jacob Meister, a former U.S. Senate candidate whose 25 years practicing in Cook County courts have shown him how desperately out of whack Brown's operation is." -- Chicago Tribune
"The Sun-Times endorses clerk candidate Jacob Meister, a lawyer and civil rights advocate who offers excellent ideas for bringing the office into the 21st Century" -- Chicago Sun-Times
"Meister is no party insider, which is an important consideration if you think the circuit court clerk's office should be hiring employees based on skill and not patronage." -- Daily Herald
Jacob Meister has been endorsed by more progressives than any other candidate.