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Jan 21

2 suburban villages to hold primaries on Feb. 24

Voters in Dolton, Morton Grove to select Trustee candidates
Jan 8

Clerk Orr Supports Special Elections for Executive Offices

Cook County Clerk David Orr submitted the following statement in support of Senate Amendment 2 to House Bill 4576, which provides for special elections for non-gubernatorial executive offices when there is a vacancy of more than 28 months remaining in a term of office.

Jan 6

Margie Cusack named Director of Tax Services

Mirella Villafuerte promoted to Deputy Director

Jan 2

First couple ‘wanted to start the year off right’

Virginia Castro says she has been nagging her son Jose “for years,” to marry his longtime love Brenda Bravo. On Friday morning, with their children Ariel, 14, and Adriel, 8, at their sides, Jose and Brenda took that big step and were married by Cook County Clerk David Orr.

Dec 29

Clerk Orr conducts school board ballot position lottery

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Monday conducted a ballot position lottery for school board candidates in 74 contests who filed their nominating papers at 8 a.m. on the first day of filing or in last hour of the filing period.

Dec 18

Post-Election Report highlights suburban Cook turnout, trends

The Nov. 4, 2014 Gubernatorial Election was record-setting for suburban Cook County, with more mail ballots being cast than ever before and a 68.5 percent increase in voting before Election Day.

Dec 2

SB 172 will bring Orr’s “Voter Registration Renaissance” to fruition

Bill includes Election Day Registration, ERIC, NCOA, agency registration

Nov 25

School Board Candidate Filing Locations set for April 7, 2015 Election

School candidates to file with Clerk’s office for first time
Nov 18

Official Suburban Cook County Election Results Now Online

8,971 ballots added to final tally
Nov 5

Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online - November 4, 2014

Unofficial Nov. 4, 2014 Gubernatorial Election township- and precinct-level results for suburban Cook County can now be viewed online at or via this PDF.