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Nov 8

Lottery results for Feb. 5, 2008 ballot position

Cook County Clerk David Orr held a lottery on Thursday to determine ballot placement for multiple candidates seeking the same office in the Feb. 5, 2008 primary election. 

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Nov 6

Election Judge Recognition Ceremony photos

Cook County Clerk David Orr held an Election Judge Recognition Ceremony on November 1st, honoring dozens of suburban Cook County election judges.

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Oct 31

Lottery set for Nov. 8.

Candidate Ballot Position Lottery for the February 5, 2008 Primary Election

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Oct 29

FAQs: Candidate filing and objections

2008 Primary Election

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Oct 23

Candidate filing set for Monday

Earliest filing period ever for statewide election, Clerk Orr says

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Oct 22

2006 tax rates released

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office on Monday released the 2006 property tax rates for more than 1,200 taxing agencies in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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Sep 18

Orr releases 2007 Directory of Elected Officials

Every two years, the Cook County Clerk’s office publishes and distributes a comprehensive directory of contact information for all federal, state, county, municipal and local elected officials in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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Sep 6

Clerk Orr unveils Sweet Home Cook County

Tucked within the 23 million records at the Cook County Clerk’s office is a treasure of names. Birth certificates for people such as Harrison Ford, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ernest Hemingway, Herbie Hancock, and Raquel Welch are kept on file in the Clerk’s Vital Records Division.

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Aug 16

Clerk Orr’s election reforms approved by lawmakers

Three key pieces of election legislation created by Cook County Clerk David Orr were approved Wednesday by the Illinois State Legislature.

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Jul 27

Lobbyists file earnings for first half of 2007

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received $872,778 in compensation during the first six months of 2007, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office on Thursday.

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