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First Marriage 2016

2016 First Marriage

On January 4, 2016 the Cook County Clerk's Office handed out the first marriage license of the year.

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Jan 4

Lakeview couple receives First Marriage License of 2016

Kinzy Frizzle and Dimitar Stamatov were issued Cook County’s first marriage license of 2016.

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Dec 23

Statement on the Passing of Kit Duffy

I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Kit Duffy, a great friend who was a true force in progressive politics in Chicago.

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Dec 16

Online application period for mail ballots begins

Cook County voters can now apply for 2016 Primary ballots
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Dec 8

Candidate order decided in ballot lottery

Cook County Clerk David Orr and Director of Elections Noah Praetz conducted lotteries on Tuesday to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

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Dec 8

Candidate order decided in ballot lottery

Cook County Clerk David Orr and Director of Elections Noah Praetz conducted lotteries on Tuesday to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

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Dec 1

Ballot Position Lottery Set for Dec. 8

Candidates competing for the same office who filed simultaneously Nov. 23 at 9 a.m., the first day of candidate filing, will be included in the lottery.

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Nov 25

Clerk David Orr's statement on Laquan McDonald investigation

More than a year after the tragic police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, the officer is facing charges, the dashcam video is available for all to see, and protesters peacefully took to the streets to voice their outrage.

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Nov 6

Illinois Precincts Quiet this November

Consolidated elections save money, give voters a rest.
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