Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received $847,802 in compensation during the first half of 2009.
On July 8, 2009, Cook County Clerk David Orr gave a speech on the future of election administration during the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials, and Treasurers' annual conference in Spokane, Wash. The text of the speech is listed below. An audio version of the speech can be found on the lefthand side of this page.
Cook County Clerk David Orr's new genealogy website has won a 2009 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties, NACO announced today.
Optical-scan, Touch-screen machines will replace punch cards in 2006