Bailey received 28 percent of the total vote, Rykhus drew 27 percent and Budde got 25 percent.
Incumbent board president Keith Terry trailed badly with just 16 percent of the vote, and challenger J.B. Rees received just 4 percent.
The unofficial vote totals from the Cook County Clerk's office were:
- Bailey 3,673.
- Rykhus 3,578.
- Budde 3,288.
- Terry 2,073.
- Rees 533.
(Updated 10:01 p.m.)