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The April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election was record-setting with a 75.3 percent increase in voting before Election Day compared to 2013 and more registered voters than ever in suburban Cook County.
I am glad that the Illinois legislature, in another bipartisan vote, has passed an Automatic Voter Registration bill and I encourage Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill now.
I commend the Illinois Senate for passing Automatic Voter Registration, legislation which would secure and modernize our state’s voter rolls.
Cook County Clerk David Orr highlighted facts, figures and trends from the now certified April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election.
The results of the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election were certified Tuesday by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.
Clerk Orr lauds legislation making birth records free of charge for homeless, domestic violence victims, formerly incarcerated
Cook County Clerk David Orr on Wednesday commended the Cook County Board of Commissioners for their passage of legislation that removes the fees for birth certificates from his office for homeless residents, domestic violence victims living in shelters and recently released inmates.
I applaud Monday’s federal district court ruling which has found Texas’ voter identification law to be discriminatory and unconstitutional – yet again.