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Mar 3

March 2016 Campaign Free Zone List

March 2016 Campaign Free Zone List
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Mar 2

Record-setting opening day of Early Voting in Cook County

Total of 6,937 votes cast surpasses all previous Primary Elections
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Early Voting Kick Off Press Conference

Early Voting Kick Off Press Conference

Cook County Director of Elections Noah Praetz announces the start of Early Voting.

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Feb 29

Early Voting for Presidential Primary begins Monday

2016 is the 10th anniversary of Early Voting in Illinois
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Automatic Voter Registration Press Conference

Automatic Voter Registration Press Conference

Clerk David Orr, Senator Dick Durbin, members of the Illinois General Assembly and advocacy groups met to discuss automatic voter registration.

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Feb 26

Manar, Orr rally support for automatic voter registration

State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) recently introduced a plan that would streamline the voter registration process in Illinois.

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Feb 22

Lobbyists paid nearly $3 million in 2015, up 25.4%

2015 was highest grossing year on record for Cook County lobbyists
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Feb 12

Registration for March 15 Presidential Primary Ends Tuesday

Cook County Clerk David Orr reminds suburban Cook County residents that the deadline to register to vote in the March 15 Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, Feb. 16.

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Jan 27

Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr on John Bills conviction

Tuesday’s conviction of John Bills in the city’s Red Light camera bribery scheme proves the flawed and corrupt foundation upon which this program was built.

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Jan 25

Orr names new additions to Clerk’s staff

Resnick, Shields join Clerk’s Office as Deputy Chief, Communications Director
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