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Jul 2

Do the Patriotic Thing: Register to Vote!

Voter registrations up 18 percent in first half of presidential election year

Jun 20

Free birth certificates offered to flood victims

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced today that flood victims in Iowa and towns along the swollen Mississippi River who were born in Cook County can receive free copies of their birth certificates.

Jun 16

Loyola University Wins Federal Grant for partnership with Clerk

150 Loyola students worked in 2008 primary election

Jun 13

Candidate Filing for the November 4, General Election

Monday, June 16 is the first day for candidates of new political parties and independent candidates to file original nomination papers for county offices and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District with the Cook County Clerk’s Office.

May 28

High School Voter Registration Drive Huge Success

Over 3,000 sign up in suburban spring drive

Mar 28

Presidential primary post-election report

The February 5, 2008 Presidential Primary Election included a number of hard-fought contests in Cook County.

Mar 25

Lottery decides ballot position for November election

Democrats were selected for the top ballot position in the Nov. 4 Presidential Election in a lottery drawing conducted today by Cook County Clerk David Orr and Director of Elections Jan Kralovec.

Mar 12

Clerk Orr's office lauded for technology innovations

New integrated system results in savings, convenience and efficiency

Feb 13

Lobbyists file earnings for second half of 2007

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received over $750,000 in compensation during the last six months of 2007, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr.

Jan 28

Early Voting has begun

44 sites in suburban Cook County