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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.
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.
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.
View the candidates that have filed for the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.
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.
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.