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Oct 13

SB 2134 – Automatic Voter Registration - Senate Executive Subcommittee on Election Law Hearing

Cook County Clerk David Orr submitted this written testimony for today's hearing in support of Senate Bill 2134 - Automatic Voter Registration. Noah Praetz, Orr's Director of Elections, also spoke in favor of the legislation at the Senate Executive Subcommittee on Election Law hearing Tuesday afternoon in Chicago.

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Mail Voting Process

Mail Voting Process

Each election, the Cook County Clerk's Office receives thousands of mail ballots from suburban Cook County voters.

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Oct 1

Orr’s Voter Registration Renaissance Taking Shape

New law yields 250,000 voter registration updates with U.S. Postal Service address change data
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Sep 17

Orr's precinct reductions to increase Election Day efficiency

In an efficiency move, Cook County Clerk David Orr will reduce the number of suburban Cook County precincts by 74 for the 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

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Understanding TIFs

Understanding TIFs

Clerk David Orr presents an informational video to help people understand tax increment financing districts.

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National Voter Registration Day 2015

National Voter Registration Day 2015

Make sure to get out and register to vote on September 22, 2015 for National Voter Registration Day. You have a part to play on Election Day.

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Aug 31

Orr names Rashid new Deputy Director of Vital Records

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Monday announced that he has named Abdelnasser Rashid his new Deputy Director of Vital Records.

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Aug 31

Orr names Greve new Deputy Clerk

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Monday named Courtney Greve his new Deputy Clerk.

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Aug 14

Orr disappointed with veto of Assumed Business Name bill

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Friday expressed his dismay with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of SB 1360, which would have helped business and customers alike, in maintaining an accurate and relevant index of businesses, while modernizing the record-keeping of their registrations.

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Aug 10

Orr unveils new birth certificate video before school starts

August busiest month for birth record sales.
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