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Sep 11

Clerk Orr and Lt. Gov. Quinn urge military members to vote

Deadlines approaching for registration, absentee ballot requests

Sep 5

Candidates finalized for Nov. 4

A complete list of candidates who have filed with Cook County for the Nov. 4, 2008 Presidential General Election is now available.

Sep 2

Cook County Vital Records reopens in new location

First customers get marriage license, plan to wed next month

Aug 14

Orr Warns Voters about Registration Rip-Offs

Cook County Clerk David Orr issued a warning to the public today to steer clear of any websites or organizations which offer to register them to vote and require a payment.

Jul 23

Fewer lobbyists earning more in first half of 2008

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received more than $1 million in compensation during the first six months of 2008, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr.

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