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Contact: Nick Shields, 312.603.6952, nick.shields@cookcountyil.gov.

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School Board Candidate Filing Locations set for April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election
Statement From Clerk Orr Regarding Automatic Voter Registration Bill November 29, 2016
Unofficial Suburban Cook County Precinct Results Now Online
Find your election day polling place November 08, 2016
Clerk Orr gives Election Day tips, trends
Pre-Election Day voting keeps record pace with 4 days to go November 04, 2016
Record-setting first week of Early Voting
NOTICE: Polling places changed for 20 precincts October 26, 2016
Expanded Early Voting for Presidential Election Begins Today
November 2016 Campaign Free Zone List October 19, 2016
Clerk Orr Launches Running For Office Starter Kit
Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr Regarding Today's Election Day Registration Ruling October 04, 2016
Statement from David Orr regarding Election Day Registration ruling
Clerk’s office makes daylong voter registration effort Tuesday September 26, 2016
Tenants Bill of Rights Statement
10,000th same-sex couple issued marriage license in Cook County August 31, 2016
Orr, elected officials, civil rights leaders, LGBT couples herald 10,000 same-sex marriages in Cook County
Clerk Orr Statement on Women’s Equality Day August 26, 2016
Orr, others denounce Rauner veto of Automatic Voter Registration bill
Statement on Governor Rauner’s Veto of Automatic Voter Registration Bill August 12, 2016
Mail ballot application period begins for the November 8 Election
Statement by Clerk Orr on Merger of Clerk and Recorder Offices August 03, 2016
Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr Regarding Texas Voter ID Law Court Ruling
Chicago TIFs to collect $461 million July 19, 2016
Clerk Orr statement on red-light camera deposition
Clerk Orr's statement regarding the passing of Abner Mikva July 05, 2016
Clerk Orr statement on omnibus bill and Automatic Voter Registration bill
Presidential Election Candidate Filing Has Begun June 16, 2016
2015 Cook County Tax Rates Released
How to clean up Illinois’ voter registration rolls May 19, 2016
Republican Party wins top ballot spot in lottery
Post-Election Report highlights suburban Cook turnout, trends April 27, 2016
Official suburban Cook County election results now online
Statement in Support of Chicago Teachers Union Day of Action April 01, 2016
Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online
Election Day Registration available in all polling places Tuesday March 15, 2016
First Presidential Primary with Election Day Registration, 17 YO voters
Early voting, mail voting set new primary election records March 10, 2016
NOTICE: Polling places changed for 48 precincts
March 2016 Campaign Free Zone List March 03, 2016
Record-setting opening day of Early Voting in Cook County
Early Voting for Presidential Primary begins Monday February 29, 2016
Manar, Orr rally support for automatic voter registration
Lobbyists paid nearly $3 million in 2015, up 25.4% February 22, 2016
Registration for March 15 Presidential Primary ends Tuesday
Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr on John Bills conviction January 27, 2016
Orr names new additions to Clerk’s staff
Clerk Orr honors Cook County’s Top Election Judges January 14, 2016
Orr, Preckwinkle, Swain, faith and civic groups promote MLK weekend voter registration events
Lakeview couple receives First Marriage License of 2016 January 04, 2016
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Statement on the Passing of Kit Duffy
Online application period for mail ballots begins December 16, 2015
Candidate order decided in ballot lottery
Ballot Position Lottery Set for Dec. 8 December 01, 2015
Clerk David Orr's statement on Laquan McDonald investigation
Illinois Precincts Quiet this November November 06, 2015
Presidential Primary Candidate Filing Has Begun
SB 2134 – Automatic Voter Registration - Senate Executive Subcommittee on Election Law Hearing October 13, 2015
Orr’s Voter Registration Renaissance Taking Shape
Orr's precinct reductions to increase Election Day efficiency September 17, 2015
Orr names Greve new Deputy Clerk
Orr names Rashid new Deputy Director of Vital Records August 31, 2015
Orr disappointed with veto of Assumed Business Name bill
Orr unveils new birth certificate video before school starts August 10, 2015
Orr names Perez new Chief of Staff
Orr Supports New Integrated Property Tax System July 30, 2015
Lobbyists earned $1.47 million in first half of 2015, up 23%
Clerk Orr Among Knight News Challenge Winners July 22, 2015
City Hall answers Clerk Orr’s calls for TIF reform
Clerk Orr lauds Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling June 26, 2015
Clerk Orr releases 2014 Tax Rates
Marriage Equality backdating to sunset June 1 May 27, 2015
Elected officials, public employees file Statements of Economic Interests
Official April 7 Election results April 28, 2015
Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online
Find your election day polling place April 07, 2015
Two suburban polling places to stay open late
April 7 Suburban Election Information April 06, 2015
Early Voting for April 7 Election ends on Saturday
NOTICE: Polling places changed for 37 precincts April 02, 2015
Write-in candidate list for April 7 election finalized
Thursday, April 2 is last day to apply for mail ballot for April 7 election March 31, 2015
April 2015 Campaign Free Zone List
Clerk’s office rolls out new ‘I Voted!’ stickers March 24, 2015
Official April 7 Election Info Notice Mailed to 940,000 Suburban Cook Households
Early Voting begins Monday for the April 7 suburban Consolidated Election March 19, 2015
More than 63 percent of suburban election races are uncontested
Suburban candidates may now submit statements online March 12, 2015
Mail ballot applications now being accepted for April 7 election
Registration for April 7 Consolidated Election ends today March 09, 2015
New ‘Be a Poll Worker’ video a call to get involved
Feb. 24, 2015 Primary Election Information February 23, 2015
Report: One Year of Marriage Equality in Cook County
February 24, 2015 Campaign Free Zone February 17, 2015
Lobbyists paid $2.4 million in 2014
2 suburban villages to hold primaries on Feb. 24 January 21, 2015
Clerk Orr Supports Special Elections for Executive Offices
Margie Cusack named Director of Tax Services January 06, 2015
First couple ‘wanted to start the year off right’
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Clerk Orr conducts school board ballot position lottery
Post-Election Report highlights suburban Cook turnout, trends December 18, 2014
SB 172 will bring Orr’s “Voter Registration Renaissance” to fruition
School Board Candidate Filing Locations set for April 7, 2015 Election November 25, 2014
Official Suburban Cook County Election Results Now Online
Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online November 05, 2014
Find your election day polling place
Election Day Registration Available Tuesday November 03, 2014
Media Guidelines for November 4, 2014 Election
Pre-election day voting in suburban Cook surpasses 2010 October 30, 2014
Nov. 2014 Campaign Free Zone List
NOTICE: Polling places changed for 37 precincts October 27, 2014
50,000 cast Early Voting ballots in 1st week
Schedule of Public Viewing for the November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial Election October 22, 2014
Early Voting starts Monday, Oct. 20
Tuesday, Oct. 7th is the Voter Registration Deadline October 03, 2014
Clerk Orr honors extraordinary election judges
Celebrate National Voter Registration Day Sept. 23 September 22, 2014
Early Voting, Election Day Registration sites released
Candidates, referenda, write-in lists now online September 08, 2014
Apply online now for a mail ballot
Medical marijuana, puppy mills issues of interest for lobbyists July 24, 2014
2013 Chicago TIF revenue down 7.65%, 2% dip in suburbs
Clerk Orr welcomes election day registration July 01, 2014
Clerk Orr unveils TIF information on tax bills, releases tax rates
120 couples convert civil unions on first full day of marriage equality June 02, 2014
Marriage equality now statewide
SEI filings give glimpse of outside income, gifts claimed by elected officials, employees May 22, 2014
Post-Election Report highlights turnout, trends
Democratic Party wins top ballot spot in lottery May 06, 2014
November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial Election Candidate Filing & Objections FAQs
Clerk Orr issues 1,000th marriage license to same-sex couple April 18, 2014
David Orr: 35 Years of Public Service
Orr: TIF reform worth $44M annually at no cost to taxpayers April 15, 2014
Official March 18 Election Results
Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online March 19, 2014
Find your election day polling place
Election Day information and data March 17, 2014
Early Voting for March 18 Primary ends Saturday, March 15
Record number of voters registered in suburban Cook County March 10, 2014
Schedule of Public Viewing for March 18, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election
More than 250 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples March 04, 2014
Early Voting starts Monday, March 3
Countywide effort yields nearly 5,500 new suburban teen voters February 25, 2014
80 same-sex couples issued marriage licenses through 3 p.m. Monday
Same-sex marriage licenses to be issued immediately in Cook County February 21, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference regarding Marriage Equality ruling
Marriage Equality Information February 21, 2014
Dozens get marriage licenses on first day of marriage equality
Mail ballot applications now accepted online! February 20, 2014
Gubernatorial Primary Election Information
Grace period registration and voting start today February 19, 2014
Registration for March 18 Primary ends today
Clerk Orr hails winners of “Voting at 17” video contest February 04, 2014
Number of Cook County lobbyists, compensation kept growing in 2013
Clerk Orr marries first couple of 2014 January 02, 2014
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17-year-olds can register starting Jan. 1
Advisory: First Marriage of 2014 December 27, 2013
Relief granted for terminally-ill same-sex couples
Candidate order decided in ballot lottery December 10, 2013
Ballot position lottery set for Dec. 10
Candidate filing until Monday, Dec. 2 November 19, 2013
Clerk Orr honors outstanding Election Judges
Clerk David Orr’s Statement on Marriage Equality November 05, 2013
Clerk Orr’s budget drops nearly $1.5 million
17-year-old Voter Video Project October 16, 2013
Clerk Orr appointed Senior Fellow at Harris School
Clerk Orr’s statement on Gay Marriage Lawsuit Decision September 27, 2013
Clerk Orr urges participation in National Voter Registration Day
Clerk Orr testifies before Presidential Commission on Elections September 20, 2013
Clerk Orr presents best election practices at national, international forums
Clerk Orr names Ryan Chew Deputy Director of Elections September 06, 2013
Election season started September 3
Clerk Orr releases 2013 Directory of Elected Officials August 26, 2013
Lobbyists earned $1.46 million in first half of 2013
Gov. Quinn signs online voter registration bill July 27, 2013
March 18, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election Important Dates
Chicago TIF revenue up 1%, down 3% in suburbs July 11, 2013
Clerk Orr releases 2012 Tax Rates
Orr shares SEI source code with other county clerks June 18, 2013
Statement on Supreme Court's decision in Arizona voter registration case
100 year anniversary of women's suffrage June 11, 2013
Clerk Orr names Noah Praetz as Director of Elections
Illinois closer to approving online voter registration May 28, 2013
Clerk Orr names Tawanna Gill new Human Resources Director
Discovery recounts scheduled May 07, 2013
De Leshe wins election with coin flip
Official April 9 Election Results April 30, 2013
Clerk Orr names Pressl new Chief of Staff
Discovery Recount Information April 17, 2013
Unofficial North Riverside Results
Unofficial results available for April 9 election April 11, 2013
Consolidated election results now online
April 9 Election Information April 08, 2013
Video: One vote really does make a difference
Orr Files Brief to Dismiss Gay Marriage Opponents' Motion April 01, 2013
Early Voting Begins for the April 9 Election
64% of suburban Cook County races uncontested March 21, 2013
April 9 election information
Voter registration deadline today for April 9 election March 12, 2013
Democratic party picked in ballot lottery
Primary election results now online February 27, 2013
Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr
NOTICE: Polling place closed due to fire February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013 Primary Election Information
Cook County Clerk David Orr on Cicero Elections February 18, 2013
Early Voting ends Feb. 23 for Primary Election
Schedule of Public Viewing for February 26, 2013 Consolidated Primary Election & Special Election for the 2nd Congressional District February 07, 2013
Lobbyists paid $2.4 million in 2012 to influence Cook County officials
Voter registration ends tomorrow for Feb. 26 primary election January 28, 2013
Feb. 26 primary information
Clerk Orr unveils wallet certificates January 10, 2013
First couple wanted a grand start to 2013
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Post-Election Report highlights turnout, trends
Orr introduces new delinquent property tax search December 06, 2012
Cook County Clerk Orr, Governor Quinn call on General Assembly to move special election to April 9
Orr: Hold special election on April 9 November 21, 2012
Letter to the Editor - Judicial elections don’t work
Unofficial precinct results now online November 07, 2012
Clerk Orr gives Election Day tips, trends
Find your election day polling place November 04, 2012
Last day to Early Vote is Nov. 3
Media guidelines for November 6, 2012 Presidential Election November 02, 2012
More than 2,600 students apply to work in precincts on Election Day
Week 1: 97,000+ suburban Cook early voters October 29, 2012
Orr launches Early Voting for suburban Cook voters
Record first day of Early Voting October 22, 2012
More than 1.4M registered voters in suburban Cook
Mail voting off to strong start October 16, 2012
Schedule of Public Viewing for November 6, 2012 Election
Voter registration ends Tuesday, Oct. 9 October 09, 2012
Clerk Orr honors election judges
Orr accepts 24,007 voter registrations from ICIRR October 03, 2012
Clerk Orr Unveils Interactive Smartphone Voter Tool
Orr, Preckwinkle celebrate National Voter Registration Day September 25, 2012
Orr, Chicago Fire & Reavis High register voters
Voter registration ends on October 9th September 11, 2012
Lobbyists paid more than $1 million in first half of 2012
2011 TIF revenue continues 4 year slide July 18, 2012
Ninety-eight Percent Compliance with SEI Filing
Clerk David Orr Releases 2011 Tax Rates June 26, 2012
Clerk David Orr Files Reponse to Lawsuit
Local couple honored on first anniversary of civil unions June 01, 2012
Cook County Clerk David Orr's Statement on Lazaro v. Orr
Post-Election Report highlights income trends, close races May 09, 2012
Democrats win top ballot position for November
ADVISORY: Clerk Orr to conduct ballot position lottery on Wednesday May 01, 2012
Commemorative Certificates on Sale Now
Valid Write-In Votes March 30, 2012
Precinct-level results now online
Election Day Information March 19, 2012
Early Voting Trend Shifts from 2008
Media guidelines for March 20, 2012 Election March 15, 2012
Tomorrow marks end of Early Voting, mail ballot application deadline
Schedule of Public Viewing for March 20, 2012 Election March 14, 2012
Republican Early Voting up 77% over 2008
Early Voting for the March 20 Primary starts Monday February 24, 2012
Bilingual election judges needed for March 20, 2012 Primary Election
Voter registration cards mailed to 1.38 million voters February 22, 2012
New county tax portal offers one-stop convenience
Register to Vote in Presidential Primary by Feb. 21 February 15, 2012
Mail voting now available for March 20 Primary
Lobbyists paid $1.9 million in Cook County last year January 24, 2012
Orr announces projects for improved military voting, vote-by-mail systems
Clerk Orr names Pressl new Director of Real Estate and Tax Services January 05, 2012
First couple excited to live "happily ever after"
Heterosexual couples get civil unions for solidarity, benefits December 20, 2011
Candidate order decided in ballot lottery
Ballot lottery will be Wednesday December 05, 2011
Candidates File for the Primary Election
Candidate filing starts Monday, Nov. 28 November 23, 2011
Statement from Clerk Orr: Early Voters will not pay for parking at suburban courthouses
Clerk Orr to save $1 million with precinct reductions November 01, 2011
Clerk Orr honors best suburban election judges
2010 TIF revenue down 4% countywide October 13, 2011
Moving Day! Re-register to vote
New Directory of Elected Officials Now Available September 27, 2011
2010 Tax Rates released
Lobbyist Information Download Now Available July 25, 2011
831 couples issued Civil Union licenses in June
Clerk Orr unveils new SEI website June 21, 2011
Advisory: Clerk Orr to launch new Statements of Economic Interests website
First Civil Union Licenses Issued in Illinois June 01, 2011
Cook County to issue first Civil Union licenses
Morris, Paul-Emile elected by coin flips May 02, 2011
Two "royal" couples honored in Cook County
Clerk Orr joins Lt. Gov. Simon in plan to improve 'weak' disclosure April 21, 2011
April 5, 2011 Election Results
April 5, 2011 Consolidated Election April 04, 2011
Vital Records offices will be closed on Election Day
Media guidelines for suburban precinct access March 31, 2011
3,500+ ballots cast in last day of Early Voting
Three days left in Early Voting for April 5 Election March 29, 2011
Contested races in suburban Cook County
Early Voting starts Monday, March 14 March 11, 2011
April 5, 2011 Consolidated Election Information
Feb. 22, 2011 Primary Election Information February 21, 2011
First Marriage 2011 Video
Lobbyists earned $2 Million in 2010 January 31, 2011
Sweet Home Cook County exhibit now on display
Small suburban Cook primary will save taxpayer dollars January 21, 2011
Clerk Orr marries first couple of 2011
Orr calls for moratorium on new Chicago TIFs November 23, 2010
2009 Cook County Tax Rates released today
All precincts reported for Nov. 2, 2010 election November 03, 2010
Seven Precincts to Stay Open Late
Election Day Information November 01, 2010
Clerk Orr gives Election tips, trends
2010 Pre-Election Press Conference Video October 28, 2010
Vital Records offices will be closed on Election Day
Turnout up, may double '06 Early Voting total October 26, 2010
You Can Still Register to Vote
Early Voting Week 1: Orland, Wheeling busiest sites October 18, 2010
Early Voting starts Tuesday, Oct. 12
Voter registration ending Oct. 5 September 28, 2010
Election judges honored for excellence
Sweet Home Cook County South September 22, 2010
Candidate Information
Candidates, referenda, write-in lists now online September 03, 2010
Genealogy website one of the "Best"
Special Senate Election – Nov. 2, 2010 August 13, 2010
Clerk Orr launches new Lobbyist Online
Sweet Home Cook County West July 09, 2010
Sweet Home Cook County North
New law changes election calendar, moves deadlines up July 06, 2010
Deadline today for independent candidate filing
Clerk Orr unveils Sweet Home Cook County Exhibit June 01, 2010
Candidate Filing Video
Republicans to be first on Cook County ballot in November March 22, 2010
Feb. 2, 2010 Primary Post-Election Report
Valid Write-In Votes February 26, 2010
February 2, 2010 Election Information Online
Half of all suburban Cook early votes cast in final 4 days January 29, 2010
Vital Records offices will be closed on Election Day
Write-in candidate list for Feb 2; Early Voting ends tomorrow January 27, 2010
Equipment Manager Video
Schedule of Public Viewing January 21, 2010
Reported lobbyist compensation jumps 50% to set new record
68% of suburban Cook Early Voters have cast Democratic ballots January 20, 2010
Election officials launch Early Voting January 11, 2010
Marine and his bride first to marry in 2010
Voter registration ends in one week for Feb. 2 primary December 29, 2009
Election judges needed for February primary election
2008 TIF Report: Clerk launches online TIF tool, TIF revenue dips November 10, 2009
Candidate order decided in ballot lottery
Election judges honored for excellence November 04, 2009
FAQs: Candidate filing and objections
Candidate filing starts Monday, Oct. 26 October 22, 2009
2008 Customer Excellence Award Winner Video
2008 Tax Rates Released October 20, 2009
Clerk's lobbyist reforms approved by County Board
Precinct reduction to save $750,000 per year September 24, 2009
Clerk Orr to save $750,000 per year through precinct reduction
Lobbyist Sunshine Initiative unveiled September 14, 2009
Chicago birth and death records transferred to Clerk's Bureau of Vital Records
Election season starts Aug. 4 July 31, 2009
Lobbyist compensation up slightly in first half of '09
Death certificates for Burr Oak burials reduced to $2 July 21, 2009
Listen, read Orr's speech on the future of election administration
Clerk David Orr lauded by national organization July 17, 2009
February 2, 2010 – Primary Election Schedule, Signature Requirements
CookCountyGenealogy.com wins NACO Achievement Award June 10, 2009
2009 Executive Report now available
Office Brochure May 19, 2009
Discovery recounts scheduled
Certified April 7 election results with write-in candidate tallies available April 29, 2009
Write-in candidate list for April 7 finalized
Opinion: 2010 primary needs to be rescheduled March 26, 2009
Early Voting off to strong start
Early Voting starts Monday for April 7 Election March 13, 2009
Voter registration deadline looms for April 7 election
Only 10.8% of eligible suburban voters went to polls March 3 March 04, 2009
FAQ: 5th Congressional District March 3 primary
Precinct-level election results online; Feb. primary turnout up slightly February 27, 2009
QUICK FACTS: March 3, 2009 Special Primary
Early Voting ends Feb. 26 for March 3 special primary February 25, 2009
Feb. 24 Primary Election: Polling places, media credentials, key phone numbers
Clerk Orr's statement on homeless candidate ballot access February 19, 2009
Early Voting for Feb. 24 primary set to end Thursday, Feb. 19
An open letter to Sen. Roland Burris from Cook County Clerk David Orr February 17, 2009
March 3 primary Early Voting starts Feb. 16
Early Voting starts Feb 2 for Feb. 24 Primary Election January 29, 2009
Key dates, deadlines for 3 upcoming elections in suburban Cook
Lobbyist compensation dips in second half of 2008 January 22, 2009
March 3 primary, April 7 general set for 5th Congressional District special election
Chicago couple first to wed in 2009 January 02, 2009
Orr urges swift action on special elections, warns of price tag
Orr urges swift action on special elections, warns of price tag December 09, 2008
Nov. 4 Post-Election Report Now Available
Precinct level election results now available November 06, 2008
Most suburban voters since record 1992 presidential election
Pre-Election press conference packet November 03, 2008
Advisory: SUBURBAN Cook Election Day Information
2007 TIF Report shows 11.5% revenue jump October 28, 2008
Schedule of Public Viewing
How to Vote Video October 24, 2008
Record number of students involved in Election
More than 100,000 suburban Cook early voters so far October 23, 2008
Early Voting Week 1: Thornton, Rich, Northfield Twps top turnout
New turnout record set on Day 6 of Early Voting October 18, 2008
Early Voting soars to new single-day record
Early Voting off to strong start in Cook County suburbs October 13, 2008
Miss the voter registration deadline?
Immigrant rights coalition celebrates 25,815 registrations October 07, 2008
Voter registration ends today
Updated language of Constitutional Convention ballot question October 07, 2008
County Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Domestic Partnership Registry
Domestic Partnership Registry Fifth Anniversary September 30, 2008
Voters can request absentee ballots for Nov. 4 election
Two weeks until end of voter registration September 23, 2008
27 organizations trained to register homeless voters
Cook County Clerk Orr releases 2007 tax rates September 17, 2008
Clerk Orr and Lt. Gov. Quinn urge military members to vote
Candidates finalized for Nov. 4 September 05, 2008
Cook County Vital Records reopens in new location
Clerk Orr wins Election Center's top honor August 14, 2008
Orr Warns Voters about Registration Rip-Offs
Key Facts for the Nov. 4 Presidential Election July 28, 2008
Fewer lobbyists earning more in first half of 2008
Do the Patriotic Thing: Register to Vote! July 02, 2008
New candidate filings
Sanitary District Trustee Ballot Position Lottery Results July 02, 2008
Free birth certificates offered to flood victims
Loyola University Wins Federal Grant for partnership with Clerk June 16, 2008
Candidate Filing for the November 4, General Election
High School Voter Registration Drive Huge Success May 28, 2008
Presidential primary post-election report
Lottery decides ballot position for November election March 25, 2008
Clerk Orr's office lauded for technology innovations
Lobbyists file earnings for second half of 2007 February 13, 2008
Early Voting ends with a bang
Official Write-In Candidate January 28, 2008
Early Voting has begun
Youth election involvement at record high January 27, 2008
Election Deadline Notice from Clerk Orr
Vital Records Notice January 24, 2008
Register and vote the same day at 69 W. Washington January 17, 2008
Grace-period registration begins today
First marriage of 2008 January 02, 2008
Voter registration deadline looms
Absentee ballot applications now available December 20, 2007
New Deadline Reminder for Write-In Candidates
Clerk Orr's 2008 corporate budget drops 6 percent November 16, 2007
Expanded TIF report shows 16.6 percent jump in revenue
Orr’s election package signed by governor November 09, 2007
Lottery results for Feb. 5, 2008 ballot position
Election Judge Recognition Ceremony photos November 06, 2007
Lottery set for Nov. 8.
FAQs: Candidate filing and objections October 29, 2007
Candidate filing set for Monday
2006 tax rates released October 22, 2007
Orr releases 2007 Directory of Elected Officials September 18, 2007
Clerk Orr unveils Sweet Home Cook County
Clerk Orr’s election reforms approved by lawmakers August 16, 2007
Lobbyists file earnings for first half of 2007
Exit survey finds satisfied voters May 11, 2007
Race to be decided by coin flip
Orr's election legislation advances April 20, 2007
Process for discovery recounts and contested races
Post-Consolidated Election schedule April 19, 2007
Consolidated Election runs smoothly
In-person absentee voting begins April 13, 2007
Early voting set to end Thursday
Orr cautions campaigns on absentee voting April 05, 2007
Judges needed for April 17 Consolidated Election
Absentee applications now available March 08, 2007
Clerk's Office notes election improvements, speedier results
Early Voting ends Thursday February 20, 2007
Early Voting set for Consolidated Primary Election
Lobbyists file earnings for second half of 2006 January 31, 2007
Orr issues first marriage license of 2007
Technical review panel set November 17, 2006
Early voting doubles in suburban Cook County
Suburban Cook passes Chicago registration totals November 01, 2006
Grace-period registration a hit
Early Voting set to begin Monday October 10, 2006
Election judges needed for Nov. 7 general election
Registration deadline looms for Nov. 7 Election September 27, 2006
Military and overseas ballots now available
Early Voting sites announced August 25, 2006
County T.I.F. District Report released
Lobbyists file earnings for the first half of 2006 July 24, 2006
Resolutions to fill vacancies finalized
Democratic candidates first on ballot May 10, 2006
Orr vows to make voting improvements
New voting era to begin March 14, 2006
Record number of primary voters
Barrington voters to vote two ballots February 24, 2006
Early Voting begins Feb. 27
Voters can request absentee ballots February 15, 2006
Election judges needed for March 21 primary
Lobbyists file earnings for the last half of 2005 February 02, 2006
Voters to try out new voting equipment
First domestic partners of 2006 honored January 07, 2006
Orr issues first marriage license of 2006
Candidate order set for March primary December 28, 2005
Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 12
Early Voting plan announced November 04, 2005
Signature collection for 2006 election begins Sept. 20
Early Voting bill approved August 23, 2005
Voting Rights Act still needed
Lobbyists file earnings for first half of 2005 July 29, 2005
Identifying suburban Cook County voters
Voter turnout higher for top races June 09, 2005
Legislature approves Early Voting
Sequoia to provide new equipment May 26, 2005
Merits of Optical Scan Voting
Cook selects new voting system May 26, 2005
Bill extending absentee ballot counting passes
Referendum approval down from 10-yr average April 08, 2005
Early voting bill passes Senate
Incumbency big winner in Tuesday's elections April 06, 2005
Orr releases first-ever referendum analysis
Bilingual election judges needed for election March 29, 2005
Orr urges suburban voters to participate April 5
Absentee voting begins for April 5 election March 10, 2005
Registration deadline looms for April 5 election
Resolving candidacy disputes fairly February 28, 2005
Bill signed to allow more registration time
Orr issues absentee warning January 31, 2005
Lobbyists file earnings for last half of 2004
Feb. 22 primary election schedule announced January 06, 2005
Candidate filings begin for April 5 election
2004 Post-Election Report December 09, 2004
Orr testifies at federal hearing
Reforming elections December 07, 2004
Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 12
Voting bill allows more registration time November 23, 2004
County reports record low fall-off rate
Clerk's office corrects legal notice October 29, 2004
Orr issues Election Day reminders
Improvements at Northwestern precincts October 22, 2004
Students targeted in voter education
High registration may forecast high turnout October 18, 2004
Teens serve in record numbers Election Day
Chinese voters get language assistance October 12, 2004
Poll workers needed to work Election
Orr announces Election Protection plan October 04, 2004
Hours extended for last-minute voter drive
Last-chance voter registration drive Oct. 2 September 27, 2004
Voters can request absentee ballots
Voting easy for college students September 17, 2004
Overseas ballots delivered by fax, e-mail
Federal money to improve voting access September 07, 2004
Registration information in five languages
Identifying Suburban Cook County Voters August 09, 2004
Lobbyists file earnings for 1st half of 2004
Making voting more convenient July 20, 2004
Poll workers should get time off
Proposals sought for new voting system June 11, 2004
Suburban Cook conducts voter canvass
Post-election analysis shows voting shift April 20, 2004
County Clerk's two websites get overhaul
Registration opens for Nov. election March 18, 2004
Clerk's websites overhauled before election
Primary registration figure highest ever February 26, 2004
Provisional voting introduced in March 16 primary
Grocery Day voter drive is Feb. 14 February 10, 2004
Election judges needed for primary election
Voter registration deadline is Feb. 17 January 26, 2004
Absentee voting scheduled announced
Voting information for college students January 15, 2004
Orr issues first marriage license of 2004
Lottery determines ballot positions December 17, 2003
Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 8
County's Domestic Partnership Registry begins September 08, 2003
Governor signs election reform bill
Clerk’s office design wins national award July 16, 2003
Bill would prohibit sloganeering
Clerk's office configures ballots in house May 20, 2003
April 1 elections no joke
Orr cancels absentee ballot applications March 19, 2003
Help wanted: Bilingual election judges needed
Orr wants voting made easier for seniors March 01, 2003
Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote
Suburbs hold primaries on Feb. 25 February 19, 2003
What’s on your ballot?
Filing for local offices starts Jan. 13 December 20, 2002
Orr to voters: check for chads
The federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) will reform how elections are conducted October 29, 2002
First Judge program sees numbers climb
Polling places in two townships moved October 28, 2002
Clerk’s office urges voters to check for chads
Voters can request absentee ballot applications October 08, 2002
“Last Chance” Voter Drive Slated For Suburbs
Orr urges commuters to take advantage of Transit Day September 17, 2002
Internet makes it easy to sign up to vote
Clerk’s office issues new voter I.D. cards July 31, 2002
Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote before deadline
Absentee ballot fraud case sends message July 11, 2002
Orr honored for protecting voter rights
Deputy registrars, teen judges score free Sox tickets June 11, 2002
Clerk’s Office Conducts Party Lottery
Orr applauds Senate passage of election bill April 11, 2002
Election totals transmitted faster than ever
New technology protects voter rights March 14, 2002
Voters can use Internet to learn of district changes
Orr announces voter rights initiatives March 07, 2002
Orr seeks touch screen voting test
Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote February 18, 2002
Voter Education Coalition Members as of January 28, 2002
Voter education campaign planned for Chicago, suburbs December 19, 2001
Clerk releases voter instruction video
Registration tops 1.3 million in suburban Cook February 28, 2001

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