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Jan 3

Orr issues first marriage license of 2006

Today marked the 16th consecutive year that Cook County Clerk David Orr married the couple that obtained the first marriage license issued in the new year.

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Dec 28

Candidate order set for March primary

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office conducted a lottery today to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 21, 2006 primary election.

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Sep 13

Early Voting plan announced

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March primary

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Sep 13

Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 12

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March primary

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Sep 13

Signature collection for 2006 election begins Sept. 20

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March Primary

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Aug 23

Early Voting bill approved

Illinois voters will no longer have to wait until Election Day to cast their ballots, Cook County Clerk David Orr said Tuesday.

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Aug 8

Voting Rights Act still needed

Letter to the Editor, Chicago Defender

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Jul 29

Lobbyists file earnings for first half of 2005

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received $646,493 in compensation during the first six months of 2005, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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Jul 7

Identifying suburban Cook County voters

Clerk looks at voting from November and April elections

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Jun 9

Voter turnout higher for top races

Suburban Cook County voters turned out in higher numbers in April in municipalities where races for mayor and village president appeared on the ballot, according to a review of election data by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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