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Sep 27

Registration deadline looms for Nov. 7 Election

With just two weeks before registration closes, Cook County Clerk David Orr reminds suburban Cook County residents who want to vote in the general election Nov. 7 to register by the Oct. 10 deadline.

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Sep 12

Military and overseas ballots now available

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office will send election materials and absentee ballots electronically to U.S. military personnel and Americans living overseas who wish to vote in the November 7 general election.

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Aug 25

Early Voting sites announced

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced early voting sites for the November general election today.

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Aug 15

County T.I.F. District Report released

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced the release of the annual Tax Increment Financing (“TIF”) District Report today, summarizing expected revenue distributions to Cook County TIF districts for the 2005 tax year.

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Jul 24

Lobbyists file earnings for the first half of 2006

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received over $1,060,000 in compensation during the first six months of 2006, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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May 22

Resolutions to fill vacancies finalized

Resolutions to fill vacancies in nomination for the Nov. 7, 2006 General Election are as follows:

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May 10

Democratic candidates first on ballot

On Wednesday, May 10, 2006 the Cook County Clerk’s office conducted a lottery to determine the order in which major political parties will appear on the November 7, 2006 General Election ballot in Cook County.

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Apr 12

Orr vows to make voting improvements

Cook County Clerk David Orr pledged to thoroughly examine the problems that occurred during last month’s primary and has identified improvements that need to be made in time for the November general election.

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Mar 14

New voting era to begin

Cook County voters will make history Tuesday as they cast votes by marking paper ballots or using electronic touch-screen machines.

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