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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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May 11

Exit survey finds satisfied voters

Voters are pleased with touch screen and optical scan voting in suburban Cook County, according to an exit poll held during the April 17, 2007 Consolidated Election.

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May 2

Race to be decided by coin flip

A coin toss, conducted by Cook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday, May 3, 2007 will determine the winner of the Bedford Park Village Trustee race.

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Apr 20

Orr's election legislation advances

Illinois House passes two key election reforms bill to allow more youth election judges advances

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Apr 19

Post-Consolidated Election schedule

The following is the schedule of events as they pertain to the 2007 Consolidated Election.

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Apr 18

Consolidated Election runs smoothly

Tuesday night’s consolidated elections in suburban Cook County went well, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr, in his assessment of the greatest test of the county’s new election equipment test so far.

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Apr 13

In-person absentee voting begins

More than 1.37 million suburban residents are registered to vote in Tuesday’s Consolidated Election, Cook County Clerk David Orr said Friday.

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Apr 10

Early Voting set to end Thursday

Cook County Clerk David Orr reminded people on Tuesday that only two days remain for those who want to vote early for the April 17, 2007 Consolidated Election.

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Apr 5

Orr cautions campaigns on absentee voting

Cook County Clerk David Orr is reminding local campaigns that there are strict rules about mail-in absentee voting that must be followed in all elections.

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